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Of Men and War

Of Men and War

A Feature film by Laurent Bécue-Renard

Produced by Alice Films

Release in France : 22/10/2014

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Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

Alice Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

Cat & Docs

Foreign production companies :

Louise Productions, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse

French distributors :

Why Not Productions, Alice Films


Anger consumes a dozen combat vets long after their return from the front. The warriors in Of Men and War have come home to the United States, but their minds are stuck out on the battlefield. Like figures from a Greek tragedy, all have traumatic memories that haunt them to this day. Ghosts and echoes of the war fill their lives. Threats seem to spring out from everywhere. Wives, children, and parents bear the brunt of their fractured spirits.

At The Pathway Home, a first-of-its-kind PTSD therapy center, the film's protagonists resolve to end the ongoing destruction. Their therapist is a Vietnam vet himself, helping the young men forge meaning from their trauma. Over years of therapy, Of Men and War explores their grueling paths to recovery, as they attempt to make peace with themselves, their past, and their families.



Of Men and War

English trailer (french subtitles)

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Full credits (10)

Executive Producer :

Laurent Bécue-Renard

Screenwriter :

Laurent Bécue-Renard

Director of photography :

Camille Cottagnoud

Editors :

Isidore Bethel, Sophie Brunet, Charlotte Boigeol

Music Composer :

Kudsi Erguner

Associate producers :

Thierry Garrel, Isidore Bethel

Foreign producers :

Heinz Dill, Élisa Garbar

Sound Recordist :

Cyril Bécue

Sound editor :

Sandie Bompar

Sound mixer :

Fanny Weinzaepflen

Technical details

Feature film

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Coproducer countries :

France, Switzerland

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Nationality :

Majority French (France, Switzerland)

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Runtime :

2 h 22 min

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1