Based on the novel of the same name by Graham Greene, this is a story of a French advocate Chavel who, while imprisoned by the Germans during the occupation, trades his material possessions... See full summary »
Kristin Scott Thomas,
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Harry Barnett is a failed businessman who used to run a garage until he went bankrupt. He is now living on the island of Rhodes, looking after the villa of a friend, Alan Dysart, a former ... See full summary »
During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were ... See full summary »
Incredible how it's so unknown - am I alone in loving it ?
I saw and recorded this film many years ago off the French TV and would dearly like to have it on DVD so as to have the original English audio as I cordially detest films dubbed into foreign languages ! Unfortunately, the film seems to be unknown on all counts, indeed I have not till now found any other commentary in IMDB about it !! Set in beautiful Dorset ( England ), it is about a sailor in the 19th century who returns home to his village from travels accross the world accompanied by his beautiful African wife. The sight of a black person at that time in a Dorset village was obviously something of a novelty and engenders both love and hate according to which villager we are talking about. Beautifully filmed, a tearful and very emotional story. It deserves to be more publicized and re-born on DVD for the good of all !
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