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 (4 episodes, 1988)
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 Peter Bielenberg (4 episodes, 1988)
Nigel Le Vaillant ...
 Adam Von Trott Zu Solz (3 episodes, 1988)
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 Mr. Burton (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Mrs. Burton (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Lexi (2 episodes, 1988)
Renny Lister ...
 Aunt Ulla (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Bausch (2 episodes, 1988)
Pat Heywood ...
 Frau Muckle (2 episodes, 1988)
John Boswall ...
 Alois (2 episodes, 1988)
Sam Preston ...
 Nicky (2 episodes, 1988)
Ryan Le Neveu ...
 John Bielenberg (2 episodes, 1988)
Toby Lawson ...
 Older Nicky (2 episodes, 1988)
Alastair Haley ...
 Older Nicky (2 episodes, 1988)
Andrey Justice ...
 Older John (2 episodes, 1988)
James Exell ...
 Older John (2 episodes, 1988)
David Lyon ...
 Kreuze (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Karl Langbehn (2 episodes, 1988)
John Burgess ...
 Neisse (2 episodes, 1988)
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 Clarita (2 episodes, 1988)
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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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