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Lisa (1962)

The Inspector (original title)
At the end of WW2, a compassionate Dutch policeman helps smuggle a Jewish woman into British Palestine.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Peter Jongman
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Lisa Held
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Brandt
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Van der Pink
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Sgt. Wolters
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Ayoob
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Dickens
Marius Goring ...
Thorens
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De Kool
Harold Goldblatt ...
Dr. Mitropoulos
Neil McCallum ...
Browne
Geoffrey Keen ...
Commissioner Bartels
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Mrs. Jongman
Michael David ...
Capt. Berger
Jane Jordan Rogers ...
Anaka Jongman
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Storyline

When the end came for World War II, many Jews were spread around the free world and desired to return to Palestine. Lisa Held has been promised to be returned to her native land. Inspector Peter Jongman of the Dutch secret police compassionately makes the arrangements for her to be smuggled into her home land. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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London...Amsterdam...Tangier...Palestine...the desperate liaisons of the love-pursuers startlingly uncovered by Mark Robson the man who electrified you with "Champion," "Peyton Place," "From The Terrace"! [US poster] See more »


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24 May 1962 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Lisa speaks of seeing an Israeli tank with a Star of David on its side after her escape from Auschwitz. The State of Israel was not created until after the end of WWII. There were no "Israeli tanks" in the European theater of operations. See more »

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Aching personal story of the effects of the holocaust
18 July 1999 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This is a haunting, yet little-known film, beautifully acted, that shows the after-effects of Nazi concentration camp sterilization and torture on a young Jewish girl, as she tries to escape to Palestine after the war. The budding romance between the principal actors adds an extra poignancy to the tale, as they are separated in the dramatic and unforgettable ending. I only wish this film were on video, so that a new audience of young people could learn and benefit from its story.


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