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A Soldier's Tale (1989)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance, War  |  7 July 1989 (USA)
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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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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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Drama | Romance | War

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Also Known As:

Um Soldado, Uma História  »

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According to the book 'New Zealand Film' by Helen Martin and Sam Edwards, "The source novel [of this film] was written in New Zealand but is a European story. Some crew were from France although the film is a New Zealand production. The French locations made it a complex production task. The film, made in 1988, was to have been a co-production [between France and New Zealand], but the French pulled out. This, combined with the bankruptcy of a contracted U.S. distributor who failed to pay a big advance, helped send the [production company of this film,] Mirage Entertainment Corporation into receivership." 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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