A British soldier falls in love with a French woman wanted by the resistance for crimes against her country.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Marianne Basler ...
Belle
Paul Wyett ...
Charlie
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The Yank
Benoît Régent ...
Father Superior
Maurice Garrel ...
M. Pradier
Jacques Mathou ...
Wolf
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Andre
Roch Leibovici ...
The Kid
Claude Mann ...
Winterhalter
Mathew Byam Shaw ...
Lt. Mortimer
David Duffy ...
Pvt. Smith
Nicolas Tronc ...
Balthazar
Véronique Müller ...
Simone
Claudine Berg ...
Older Woman
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A British soldier falls in love with a French woman wanted by the resistance for crimes against her country.

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7 July 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Um Soldado, Uma História  »

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This New Zealand movie filmed in France did not get a major theatrical cinema release in New Zealand though the film did screen at some festivals. See more »

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Gabriel Byrne in a bad movie....NOT!
28 January 2004 | by (reggie100) – See all my reviews

The other comment is pretty harsh on this movie. I rather enjoyed it. It was intense, and Gabriel Byrne's performance, as always, was outstanding.

Some of the war movies always seem to be so much alike. This one was so different and the ending is very unexpected.

I'd see it again - in fact, I own the movie, and I'm very glad I do.

Gabriel Byrne is so down to earth and SO believable. He is truly a joy to watch. Again, I stress the fact that this is not like an ordinary war movie -- it's GREAT, man!


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