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The Passage (1979)

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During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.

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The Basque
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Prof. John Bergson
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Capt. Von Berkow
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Ariel Bergson
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Leah Bergson
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Paul Clemens ...
Paul Bergson
Robert Rhys ...
Gypsy Son
Marcel Bozzuffi ...
Perea
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Alain Renoudot
Peter Arne ...
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Neville Jason ...
Lt. Reinke
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Major
Rose Alba ...
Madame Alba
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During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.

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An ice-swept escape route in front of them. A cold-blooded killer behind them. The only way out is up.

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Action | Drama | War

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26 February 1979 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

A Passagem  »

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Anthony Quinn's character is not given a name and is referred to in the credits as "The Basque". Similary, Christopher Lee's character also has no name and is only ever known as "The Gypsy". See more »

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Haven't seen it in 20 years, but I remember it like it was yesterday
8 June 2000 | by (NJ) – See all my reviews

This is one of those films that haunts you years after seeing it. I remember when I first saw it I was horrified. I watched it again and the violence, although horrific, was easier to get past. McDowell is creepy (as always). Quinn is great (as always). Lenz, well what can I say, acting not great, but nice to look at. The violence is extreme in a few scenes, so be warned. All in all, a pretty good movie. I give it a 7.


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