By Kerrie Mitchell
June 15, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

Days of Glory

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The Oscar-nominated World War II drama hits all the familiar plot points, right down to the Saving Private Ryan-like finale. What’s new here, though, is the band of brothers: North African colonial soldiers who fought and died for France. Their complex love for the ”motherland” and fortitude in the face of racism lifts Days of Glory above its war-movie conventions. EXTRAS Skip the making-of and watch director Rachid Bouchareb’s haunting animated short The Colonial Friend, a near-wordless pencil sketch about a Senegalese soldier. B

Days of Glory

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  • 120 minutes
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