A Jewish family try to escape from Denmark in October 1943 during the German occupation.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ebbe Rode ...
Leo Stein
Helle Virkner ...
Ruth Stein
Lillian Stein
Ove Sprogøe ...
Mr. Petersen
Morten Jensen
Benny Hansen ...
Kjeld Nørgaard ...
Bendt Rothe ...
Kjeld Jacobsen ...
Claus Nissen ...
Lassens assistant
Erik Kühnau ...
Bjørn Watt-Boolsen ...
Dr. Kjaer
Leif Mønsted ...
Ejner Federspiel ...
Arresteret jøde / Arrested jew
Elsa Marianne von Rosen ...
Balletlærer / Ballet trainer


A Jewish family try to escape from Denmark in October 1943 during the German occupation.

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20 October 1970 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Ainoa pakotie  »

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Don't Waste Your Time
23 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To put it simply...just awful. The dialogue was boring, poorly delivered, and the characters were dull. One other tidbit, the musical score was at best, generic, at worst mundane. I can't imagine what they were thinking.

I forced myself to watch it to the end because it was a short film, and the subject matter had such potential. I expected to be engaged and looked forward to learning something about WWII that I had never read about before. I was looking forward to seeing a young Jane Seymour, but even that was a disappointment.

I suppose if you are a huge fan of Denmark, this might hold some interest for you; but otherwise, you would be better off watching a rerun of Hogan's Heroes.

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