not bad

but not great either


When there's no more room in hell, The dead will walk the earth...


Yeah, pretty much. So much for that great depression thing either, at least it doesn't seem to have hit France hard in this flick, 1931.



Somebody here has been drinking and I'm sad to say it ain't me - Allan Francis Doyle


When I first saw it 25 years ago I instantly thought it one of the best movies I'd ever seen. I still feel that way. Definitely one of my all time favorite films.

If this doesn't get a 10 I'm not sure grading films on a scale makes any sense.

But, then, a lot of people struggle with movies that are old, movies that are in Black and White, and movies that involve subtitles.


It's hardly a matter of "struggle". I watch a lot of old, black and white, and/or subtitled film. This film simply is not that good.

It's clear that many of the high marks given to this film are actually low marks adjusted upward for being a 1931 film (just read some of the comments who gave it 8/10 or higher). But I don't care when it was made, because I'm watching it today. A good film (The Champ, Street Scene) will hold up. This doesn't. 6/10


One of the great films from one of the greatest eras in film history - 1930s pre-occupation France. Not to mention the influence on Chaplin.

People hungry for the voice of god
Hear lunatics and liars