It was the classic anti-war
novel, and the film of it, a stolid, brooding affair that collected Oscar honors back in the day.
is set to star in a new version of All Quiet on the Western Front, based on the novel by Erich Maria Remarque.
Hes done WWI duty before, as evidenced by the photo, a British TV movie aired on
here in the US --My Boy Jack, about
's son, who went to war to prove Dad's idea of the glories of men in combat causing his father no end of grief and regret.