The Great Dictator
Directed by Charlie Chaplin. US. 1940. NR. 2 hours 5 minutes. Janus Films. Digital.
Sun., September 2, 2018 thru Wed., September 5, 2018
Charlie Chaplin wrote, directed, produced, scored and starred in this revolutionary comedy/drama that follows the parallel stories of an amnesiac WWI hero/barber (Chaplin) and a rising fascist dictator Adenoid Hynkel (also Chaplin). After joining the rebellion, the barber who bears a remarkable resemblance to the dictator soon finds himself in a position that could change the current state of affairs.