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Another Time, Another Place (1983)

R | | Drama | May 1984 (USA)
Set in 1943 Scotland during World War II, Janie is young housewife married to a man named Dongal, 15 years her senior. As part of a war rehabilation program, Janie and Dongal welcome three ... See full summary »

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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Giovanni Mauriello ...
Luigi
Denise Coffey ...
Meg
Tom Watson ...
Finlay
Gianluca Favilla ...
Umberto
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Beel
Paul Young ...
Dougal
Claudio Rosini ...
Paolo
Jennifer Piercey ...
Kirsty
Yvonne Gilan ...
Jess
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Else
Ray Jeffries ...
Alick
Scott Johnston ...
Jeems
Nadio Fortune ...
Antonio
David Mowat ...
Randy Bob
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Set in 1943 Scotland during World War II, Janie is young housewife married to a man named Dongal, 15 years her senior. As part of a war rehabilation program, Janie and Dongal welcome three Italian P.O.W.'s to work on their farm and Janie soon falls in love and enters into a doomed affair with one of the Italians named Luigi. Written by <pataygs@voicenet.com>

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He gave her freedom, she gave him love. [USA Theatrical] See more »

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Alloi kairoi, alloi topoi  »

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Tammurriata dei Prigionieri
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Written by Corrado Sfogli
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A beautiful, touching film of a tragic war time relationship
26 July 2002 | by (Victoria, Australia) – See all my reviews

Set in a remote area of war time Scotland of the 1940's, this is a beautiful and moving film that features an extraordinary performance from Phyllis Logan as the courageous young wife desperately looking for meaning in a barren, isolated lifestyle. Her "escape" from a cold and uncaring life with her husband is touchingly portrayed, although the illegal relationship with Italian prisoner of war Luigi always appears problematic. The scenery is incredibly vivid and raw, and the story told humanely and realistically. What I loved most about this film was its lack of cheap sentimentality and the understated deep emotion of the story. All actors are excellent in their support of the undoubted star. 10 out of 10.


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