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Directed by george clooney with george clooney, matt damon, bill murray, cate blanchett an unlikely world war ii platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from. Read the the monuments men movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on moviescom. Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, the monuments men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely world war ii platoon, tasked by fdr. George clooney's drama about a team of misfits at war with nazi art thieves fails to strike the right tone, writes mark kermode.
This photo provided by the monuments men foundation for the preservation of art of dallas, shows monuments man george stout, third from left with an n on his shirt. These monuments are not merely pretty things, not merely valued signs of man's creative power they stand for man's struggle to relate himself to his past. Islamic state fighters advanced to the gates of the ancient ruins of palmyra but a group inspired by the george clooney film the monuments men has come together to. The monuments men (2014) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Foundation to preserve the legacy of the “monuments men,” men and women who worked heroically to protect monuments and other cultural treasures from the. During world war ii, an unlikely team of soldiers was charged with identifying and protecting european cultural sites, monuments, and buildings from allied bombing. Us occupation forces faced a myriad of problems in sorting out riches hidden by the third reich by greg bradsher monuments men treasures and nazi. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $35 buy the monuments men at walmartcom.
The monuments men has 38,935 ratings and 3,378 reviews kemper said: it’s odd how you think your opinion of a bunch of murderous assholes couldn’t sink. An unlikely world war ii platoon is tasked by fdr with going into germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.
How the monuments men saved italy’s treasures as allied forces fought the nazis for control of europe, an unlikely unit of american and british art experts waged a. The story of a special allied unit dubbed the monuments men has inspired a hollywood film set to premier early next year but who were these men who saved countless.
The monuments men - the arts and history scholars detachment of the allied forces they volunteered to troll along and behind the enemy's lines, risking th. The monuments men is a 2014 war film directed by george clooney, and written and produced by clooney and grant heslov the film stars an ensemble cast including.