All Quiet on the Western Front | 1998
Documentary about Erich Maria Remarque's novel "All Quiet on the Western Front." The novel depicts the mindless slaughter during World War I, as seen through the eyes of a young German soldier named Paul. It follows his disgruntled view of the war, the people and the system that put him in it, and ultimately his disillusionment with life itself. Experts, including novelist Philip Caputo and Lieutenant Dave Grossman, comment on the novel's anti-war sentiments and enduring influences in contemporary society.