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The Soldier's Tale

The Soldier's Tale

A Feature film by Penny Allen

Release in France : 24/03/2010


    The story of an encounter. The story of a soldier involved in a war that he doesn't believe is right. The director Penny Allen crosses paths with Sergeant R. in a plane that is taking her from Paris to the United States. Sergeant R. is on his way back from Iraq and heatedly talks about rocket fire he's experienced. He shows Penny images that she refuses to look at. They separate when debarking from the plane, but she later receives other images sent by Sergeant R through the post. She decides to see him again to record his words.

    Production and distribution

    French distribution :

    Baba Yaga Distribution


    Festival screenings

    • Lettres d'un temps de guerre, Centre Pompidou (Paris, 2014)
    • Penny Allen Retrospective 2014 (USA), distributed by The Hollywood Theatre Group

    Photos (4)

    Full credits (3)

    Producer :

    Penny Allen

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Stanislas Baudry

    Screenwriter :

    Penny Allen

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Runtime :

    1 h 2 min

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