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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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From the windswept hills of Scotland, comes a story of two different cultures . . . a story of turmoil . . . a story of love . . . about to explode [Australia 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 nicely paced, understated story.
27 May 2007 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I saw "Secrets and Lies" recently and, watching Phyllis Logan, was reminded of this little war-time story, a real gem of a kind that the English do so well. Set in the north of England, it concerns a liaison between a local girl and an Italian prisoner-of-war. The gentle romance; the knowledge that she will be subjected to the disapprobation of her family and the locals, adds to the build-up to the inevitable, sad, conclusion. It is a lovely story, shot in black and white, in bleak conditions, capturing the impossibility of a tender relationship, doomed by the circumstance of war. There must be a case for re-issuing these well acted TV dramas on DVD.


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