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The Citadel

Directed by King Vidor
United Kingdom, 1938
Drama

Synopsis

Idealistic young man sets out full of good intentions to put the world to right, but, finding his dreams dashed by prejudice and ignorance, throws in his lot with the protection of an easy but dishonest life only to realise the error of his ways through personal tragedy with consequent redemption.

Synopsis

Idealistic young man sets out full of good intentions to put the world to right, but, finding his dreams dashed by prejudice and ignorance, throws in his lot with the protection of an easy but dishonest life only to realise the error of his ways through personal tragedy with consequent redemption.

The CitadelDirected byKing Vidor

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2020
Academy Awards
1939 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture
National Board of Review
1938 | 2 wins including: Best Film

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