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Five Days One Summer (1982)

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Sean Connery stars in Fred Zinnemann's haunting tale of incestuous love set against a magnificent background of the Swiss Alps.

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Brendel
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Jennifer Pierce
Sheila Reid ...
Gillian Pierce
Georges Claisse ...
Dieter
Kathy Marothy ...
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Georg
Emilie Lihou ...
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Alfred Schmidhauser ...
Martin
Jerry Brouer ...
Van Royen (as Jerry Brouwer)
Marc Duret ...
French Student
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Sean Connery stars in Fred Zinnemann's haunting tale of incestuous love set against a magnificent background of the Swiss Alps.

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The film was made and released about fifty-three years after its source short story "Maiden, Maiden" by Kay Boyle had been first published in her anthology "Fifty Stories" in 1929. See more »

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funny taste of Switzerland
24 August 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This movie is dated and overly dramatic, but it also has its charms. The best part about it is the accurate portrayal of Swiss culture (yeah it does kind of exist, mostly mountain climbing and rigid traditions, but the occasional alphorn and yodle). Really, it is frighteningly accurate. Beautiful mountain scenery and discovering how old-school climbing gear worked are two of the other benefits of this surprisingly sweet movie.


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