Paris 1941. Twenty-two men and one woman fighting for an ideal and for freedom in the untold story of the French Resistance. From the acclaimed and award winning director of THE LAST MITTERAND, ARMY OF CRIME sees poet Missak Manouchian lead a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation.
News of their daring attacks, including the assassination of an SS General, eventually reaches Berlin. Under the orders of the Gestapo, French police and collaborators hound Manouchian and his Resistance until, to escape torture, one of their associates denounces the whole group. After a show trial, the twenty-three heroes are quickly brought face to face with their uncertain future.
- Scene Commentary by Melville biographer Professor Ginette Vincendeau
- Le Journal de la Resistance - a 33 minute documentary
- Melville, Army of Shadows