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The Last Valley (1971)

People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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The Captain
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Erica
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Gruber
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Father Sebastian
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Hoffman
Madeleine Hinde ...
Inge (as Madeline Hinde)
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Pirelli
Miguel Alejandro ...
Julio
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Andreas
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Korski
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Graf
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Hansen
George Innes ...
Vornez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ralph Arliss ...
Claus
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Storyline

People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley. Written by <psh@otto.bf.rmit.edu.au>

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From An Age of Conflict...A Film For The Ages See more »

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Adventure | Drama | War

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GP | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

28 January 1971 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

James Clavell's The Last Valley  »

Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

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(70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints)

Color:

(Eastmancolor and Technicolor)| (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Trivia

First of two collaborations of actors Omar Sharif and Michael Caine who had both worked together on Ashanti (1979) about eight years later. See more »

Goofs

At c. 87 minutes there is a shot of the village band accompanying the festivities. Amongst those playing are a bagpipe player and a folk-violinist, neither of which are heard on the soundtrack. See more »

Quotes

The Captain: Don't talk to me of God. We killed God at Magdeburg.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Hard (1971) See more »

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Great movie!
31 August 2003 | by (Southern England) – See all my reviews

My fiancee has mentioned this movie to me often. However, she only picked up a DVD of it a few days ago. I just watched it with her, and must say that it is one of the best films I have come across in some considerable time. The cast are all in top form, James Clavell's direction is top notch, and it is one of those films that leaves you with a lot to think about long after the end. Special mention should also be made of the excellent cinematography, and John Barry's fine score which must rank as one of his best.


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