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It Happened Here (1965)

 |  Drama, Sci-Fi, War  |  8 August 1966 (USA)
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It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pauline Murray ...
Pauline
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Doctor Richard Fletcher
Bart Allison ...
Skipworth
Reginald Marsh ...
IA Medical Officer
Frank Bennett ...
IA Political Leader
Derek Milburn
Nicolette Bernard ...
IA Woman Commandant
Nicholas Moore ...
IA Group Leader Moorfield
Rex Collett ...
IA NCO
Michael Passmore
Peter Dineley ...
German Officer
Barrie Pattison
Honor Fearson ...
Honor Hutton
Ronald Phillips
Frank Gardner
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It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The protagonist, a nurse, is caught in the middle. Written by Anonymous

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What would have happened if the German army had crossed the English channel See more »

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8 August 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Det hände här  »

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$20,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(director's cut)

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(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Kevin Brownlow was 19 years old and Andrew Mollo was 16 when they began work on this film. See more »

Quotes

[Pauline is registering]
Pauline: I've decided to join.
Clerk: We don't accept your decisions. You accept ours.
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Referenced in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) See more »

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The Power And The Glory
(uncredited)
Music by Adrian Ludlow (i.e. Ivor Slaney)
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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A British Masterpiece.
13 February 2003 | by (London) – See all my reviews

`It Happened Here' Directed by Kevin Brownlow and Andrew Mollo is a Classic of British Cinema. The Film is remarkable in its authenticity, given the fictional scenario, the invasion of Britain by the Nazis during World War Two.

The look of the Picture is very raw and earthy which adds to its realistic style.

The German soldiers look perfect, I say this because it is so rare that Directors make such a concerted effort for perfection.

Andrew Mollo and Kevin Brownlow are two of the most talented and unrecognized Directors in Britain. This Film is an example of the best of British Independent Film making and should be seen.


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