The Young Lions

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The Young Lions ★★★ 1958

A cynical WWII epic following the experiences of a young American officer and a disillusioned Nazi in the war's last days. Martin does fine in his first dramatic role. As the Nazi, Brando sensitively considers the belief that Hitler would save Germany. A realistic anti-war film. 167m/B VHS, DVD . Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin, Hope Lange, Barbara Rush, Lee Van Cleef, Maximilian Schell, May Britt, Dora Doll, Liliane Montevecchi, Parley Baer, Arthur Franz, Hal Baylor, Richard Gardner, Herbert Rudley, L.Q. Jones; D: Edward Dmytryk; W: Edward Anhalt; C: Joe MacDonald; M: Hugo Friedhofer.