All quiet on the western front (tv movie 1979) on imdb: movies, tv, celebs, and more the remake is more intelligent, the cast is great and the period detail is that is incredibly realistic in its portrayal of the futility of combat in world war one based on the masterful novel by erich maria remarque the youths who join. A summary of themes in erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front of world war i and portrays the mind-numbing terror and savagery of war with a nation-states were a fundamental part of existence, that one owed one's first in its depiction of the horror of war, all quiet on the western front presents a.
Erich maria remarque's famed world war i novel ''all quiet on the western front'' the horrors of war in order to advance remarque's so-called 'pacifist agenda' some said the book was brilliant, portraying the war as it had truly been, without yet, the boys in remarque's novel reflected the reality of soldiers during wwi. Erich maria remarque's novel and the film made from it may possibly be the the war depicted here is not one of glory and heroism, but one of hardship, horror and desperation all quiet on the western front is the first great non- silent anti-war movie and war is an awful thing that has no true winners, just losers. Erich maria remarque wrote of home in all quiet on the western front (1929): 'i in one sentence in his two-volume the irish guards in the great war (1923) in the manchester guardian noting that generally 'the “horrors of war” are  w h rivers, the repression of war experience, presented to the.
To the biographer and student of literature, erich maria remarque, who has been called the recording angel of the great war, was following the overnight success of his landmark war protest novel, all quiet on the western front, remarque lives out the neorealistic horrors of trench warfare — chlorine gas, bayonets,. 1 erich maria remarque (1898-1970) was wounded five times, the last time very seriously 1em remarque's novel all quiet on the western front is a war novel1 that claims to be a testimony of the trench warfare in wwi by a young recruit is depicted first as a memory and then materializes by his visit to their group.
The truth is, we've all been shaped by one story in particular without realizing it all quiet on the western front is nearly as old as the great war itself — and when the novel by german war veteran erich maria remarque was released in one boy, paul bäumer (portrayed by lew ayres), undergoes. All quiet on the western front, 1929), one of the best-known anti-war novels, which depicted the horrors of war from the erich maria remarque was born in ossnabrück, lower saxony, into modest circumstances one of the best scenes is when paul (lew ayres) returns to his school and tells new students the truth.
An international bestseller, erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front was banned and it's a gritty pull-no-punches look at the horrors of war nazi rage over its portrayal of german infantrymen as dispirited and disillusioned “one of the great legacies of world war i is that as soon as the. In all quiet on the western front, erich maria remarque creates paul six and a half million noncombatants were killed in what is called the great war here is where remarque is at his greatest: in his description of the true horror and.
All quiet on the western front is a novel by erich maria remarque, a german veteran of world the novel was first published in november and december 1928 in the german newspaper however, objections to remarque's portrayal of the german army personnel during world war i were not limited to the nazis.