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En dag i oktober (1991)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, War  |  6 September 1991 (Denmark)
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This story, based on fact, is about the movement of Danish Jews out of Denmark to neutral Sweden in the 1940's. It focuses on a single family and tells of their involvement with the ... See full summary »

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Niels Jensen
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Sara Kublitz
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Emma Kublitz
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Solomon Kublitz
Ole Lemmeke ...
Larsen
Kim Rømer ...
Arne
Anders Peter Bro ...
Kurt
Lars Oluf Larsen ...
Willy
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Peter
Jens Arentzen ...
Paul
Lily Weiding ...
Secretary
Arne Hansen ...
Hansen
Jørgen Teytaud ...
Fisherman
Jørgen Bidstrup ...
Moviegoer
Dale Lovett ...
Policeman
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This story, based on fact, is about the movement of Danish Jews out of Denmark to neutral Sweden in the 1940's. It focuses on a single family and tells of their involvement with the underground and of their own, initially reluctant, participation in sabotaging a munitions plant, and of the daughter's affection for one of the movements leaders. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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jew | danish jew | sweden | denmark | 1940s | See All (25) »

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Drama | War

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6 September 1991 (Denmark)  »

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A Day in October  »

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The SS officer (Larsen) has Wehrmacht brass on his cap, the SS utilized the Death's Head and not the roundel with a wreath. Also the SS troopers on the street car have SS insignia on both collars (the left side is backwards). SS soldiers wore their rank on the left collar. See more »

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Title Card: On April 9, 1940, German armed forces occupied Denmark. / By late September 1943, Danish resistance and martial law were facts of life. / The rumor of a German action against the Danish Jews was about to come true...
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Features Schichlegruber - Doing the Lambeth Walk (1941) See more »

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AIN'T SHE SWEET
Written by Jack Yellen
Composed by Milton Ager
Performed by Leo Mathisen
Odeon Records
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Unconvincing
19 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found the characters unconvincing.

I wanted to care about them, but too often they behaved unwisely (taking the British cigarettes out of the house where others could see them) or witlessly for me to care about them.

They struck me as characters written generations after the events portrayed, who knew the truth of what went on, but conveyed none of the feeling of an occupied people in time of war. Their actions seemed disconnected and forced for the sake of the plot, and frequently--all too frequently--failed to ring true.

There are stories to be told of that time and place, but this just dragged on and on...and became predictable. It was like enduring the last incarnation of Titanic...please, let this end...soon...but it doesn't.


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