German author Erich Maria Remarque’s 1920s novel All Quiet On The Western Front is one of the most iconic “battle is hell” tales of all time (it changed into famously banned and burned in Nazi Germany)

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and Hollywood jumped on the threat to make a huge, epic variation in 1930 that went on to win more than one Academy 

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 Now, Netflix is preparing to launch a new version of the e-book directed with the aid of Edward Berger and starring Daniel Brühl (taking a destroy 

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 from gambling a German man in American movies to play a German guy in a German film), and you could see its first trailer beneath:

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Berger doesn’t seem to be holding back on the scale and horror of the story (or the scale of the horror), with wide shots of trench-filled

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battlefields and close-ups of sad-looking soldiers with their faces covered in mud, paired with the higher-ups in their fancy offices with their fancy uniforms.

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but this is the story for that. Sometimes you don’t necessarily need to get any more clever than “war is bad, look at all the ways that it’s bad.”

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All Quiet On The Western Front is the first German film adaptation of the novel, and it will be the country’s submission for the Best International Feature Film at the Academy Awards next year.

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