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All Quiet on the Western Front Scene 35

Scene 35

Scene 35

  • Paul returns home on leave and finds his mother ill in bed. He shows her the food he's brought with him, but she's more worried that he's starving himself.
  • Paul agrees to change into his civilian clothes to appease her. His sister, Anna, gives him his suit and the two briefly reminiscence about their childhood catching butterflies.