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Johnny Got His Gun

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Original title
Dalton Trumbo's Johnny Got His Gun aka
  • Johnny Got His Gun
Running time
111 min.
United States United States
Dalton Trumbo (Novel: Dalton Trumbo)
Jerry Fielding
Jules Brennen
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World Entertainment
Drama | I World War. Disability. Medical. Independent Film (US). Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
A young American soldier, hit by a shell on the last day of the First World War, lies in a hospital bed, a quadruple amputee who has lost his eyes, ears, mouth and nose. He remains conscious, and able to reason, and tries to communicate to his doctors his wish that he be put on show in a carnival as a demonstration of the horrors of war.
1971: Cannes Film Festival: Grand Prize of the Jury, FIPRESCI
1971: Golden Globes: Nominated for Most Promising Newcomer - Male (Timothy Bottoms)
1971: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Drama Screenplay
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