Martin Soldat (1966)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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Martin (Robert Hirsch) is a member of a comedy troupe who is captured by American soldiers when he is in costume as a German officer in this World War II comedy. He escapes and joins the Free French Army only to be captured by the Nazis while he is wearing a general's uniform. The British use him as an undercover agent to capture the Germans. Martin then is recruited in a plot to kill Hitler and is acclaimed as a hero by the resistance movement. His bravery earns him an audition with the coveted Comedie-Francaise troupe in this offbeat feature.

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assassination, behind-enemy-lines, courage, escape, espionage, Nazism, soldier, troupe, undercover, war