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Christabel (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  16 November 1988 (UK)
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An English girl marries a German lawyer in the 1930s and they try to live as normal a life as they can in Hitler's Germany. When Allied bombs start falling on German cities, Christabel ... See full summary »

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Christabel Bielenberg
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Peter Bielenberg
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Mr. Burton
Ann Bell ...
Mrs. Burton
Nigel Le Vaillant ...
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Lexi
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Bausch
Pat Heywood ...
Frau Muckle
Hugh Simon ...
Botho
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Karl Langbehn
David Lyon ...
Kreuze
John Burgess ...
Neisse
Renny Lister ...
Aunt Ulla
Nicola Wright ...
Clarita
John Boswall ...
Alois
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An English girl marries a German lawyer in the 1930s and they try to live as normal a life as they can in Hitler's Germany. When Allied bombs start falling on German cities, Christabel takes her two young sons to a village in the mountains. Then she learns that her husband and some of his friends have been arrested for plotting to assassinate Hitler. She travels to the prison where he is held, wondering if telling the commandant that she knows Winston Churchill will help her husband or seal his fate. This is said to be based on a true story. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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Worth the Wait
12 February 1999 | by (Fargo, ND) – See all my reviews

While many people may be drawn to this film because of Elizabeth Hurley, her performance may at first disappoint; her acting is shaky throughout most of the film, but near the end her character seems to truly come into bloom, and the last third of the film is rather enjoyable, with Hurley finally showing us that she is more than just a pretty face. If you're not moved, then maybe many things won't move you.


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