The StudioCanal Collection was created to preserve very best of our worldwide film heritage. These landmarks in the history of cinema have been carefully chosen so that they will live on for future generations. The films have been lovingly restored in high definition, with the very best in sound and picture quality. Praised as one of the greatest films ever made, La Grande Illusion is "an artistically masterful feature" (Variety) directed by the award-winning cult filmmaker Jean Renoir (The Southerner, The Rules Of The Game). This antiwar masterpiece stars Jean Gabin and Pierre Fresnay as French soldiers held in a World War I Germany prison camp, and Erich von Stroheim as the unforgettable Captain von Rauffenstein.