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Operation: Daybreak (1975)

 -  Adventure | Drama | War  -  29 February 1976 (UK)
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In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in ... See full summary »

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Janák
Nicola Pagett ...
Anna
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Anton Diffring ...
Carl Duering ...
Karl Frank
Cyril Shaps ...
Father Petrek
Diana Coupland ...
Aunt Marie
Ronald Radd ...
Aunt Marie's Husband
Kim Fortune ...
Atá
Pavla Matéjuvská ...
Jindriska (as Pavla Matejovská)
Ray Smith ...
Hájek
George Sewell ...
Heinz Panwitz, Chief Investigator
Reinhard Kolldehoff ...
Fleischer, Gestapo (as Rene Kolldehoff)
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In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as "The Butcher of Prague". The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich's death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it. Written by Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>

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A hit-and-run operation with no place to run.

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Adventure | Drama | War

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29 February 1976 (UK)  »

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The Price of Freedom  »

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Reinhard Heydrich was 38 when he was shot but Anton Diffring. was in his late fifties See more »

Goofs

Just before Jozef Gabcík meets up with Jan Kubis after the parachute jump, it stops snowing for three seconds. See more »

Quotes

Jan Kubis: If it was peacetime, suddenly, now...what would you do?
Anna: I'd go out and buy a dress. A bright, red dress made of silk.
Jan Kubis: I'd see a good football match. Maybe get drunk afterwards.
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The end credits show what happen to the real people portrayed in the film. See more »

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Referenced in In the Shadow of Memory (1999) See more »

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Great war movie
30 March 2006 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

I saw this picture 20 years ago, and it is one of my favorite all time movies. I do not care for war themed movies, but this movie offered a great story, as well as suspense and added a very human touch, and sensibility.

I do not remember where it was shot, but the movie is beautiful. Friendship, betrayal, rage, anguish can be felt. Acting was wonderful, the actor who interpreted the Heydrich was scary, and Timothy Bottoms was awesome.

I just wish that I can see it once more, they do not show it on TV, plus it is hard to find at stores or rental places.

If you have the chance to see it, I am sure that you will agree with me.

Thanks


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