Taxi for Tobruk

Taxi for Tobruk

[Un Taxi pour Tobrouk]

DVD - 2012 | French | Anamorphic widescreen edition.
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In 1942, a French commando unit destroyed a German gas depot in Tobruk. The four soldiers that survived escaped into the desert and were soon lost. Exhausted and dehydrated, they spotted a German armored car which they attacked and killed all but one. These five men started a surprising adventure where when faced with danger they discovered the real meaning of solidarity.
Publisher: [United States] : Olive Films, [2012]
Edition: Anamorphic widescreen edition.
Copyright Date: ©2012
Branch Call Number: DVD French TAX
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (92 min.) :,sound, black & white ;,4 3/4 in.

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JackPurcell
Oct 23, 2015

Of the many movies about the North African campaign this is among the best in my opinion, though the subtitles could have been better. But the strangeness of French and Germans fighting against one another in North Africa comes across well here, better than most.

kevfarley Apr 03, 2014

This is is awful ! ...when I got this NYPL disc home and put this movie in the DVD player...it says: "NOT FORMATTED FOR THIS REGION" !!?? ( And it says "Region #1", on the DVD jacket !!?) I have watched a thousand other New York Public Library DVDs on my Panasonic Region 1 DVD Player,.. but this one makes it more than TWO DOZEN that have come up as "NOT FORMATTED..." etc. !

I really was looking forward to to seeing this one. Its very disappointing !

WHY is the New York Public Library buying DVD's that are "NOT FORMATTED.." to be viewed in this region ?

Has this ever happened to anyone else out there ??

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Liber_vermis
May 22, 2013

This movie is a bit slow at times; and following the dialogue is not helped by barely visible English sub-titles. The desert and the war is full of surprises!

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