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One Against the Wind (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  1 December 1991 (USA)
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Mary Linden works for the French Red Cross in Occupied France during World War II and helps allied soldiers who have been shot down to escape to the unoccupied side. Her activities are ... See full summary »

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Major James Leggatt, The Guards
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SS Capt. Herman Gruber
Christien Anholt ...
Maurice Lindell, Mary's Son
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Barbe Lindell
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Father LeBlanc
Frank Middlemass ...
Dubois
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Peter Cellier ...
Court General
Mark Wing-Davey ...
Col. Miles Grant, Leggat's CO
Stevan Rimkus ...
German Pilot
Tom Hodgkins ...
Ben, Big Canada
Michael Crossman ...
Little Canada
John Savident ...
Henry Smallwood, American Embasy
Terence Taplin ...
Von Bismarck (as Terry Taplin)
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Mary Linden works for the French Red Cross in Occupied France during World War II and helps allied soldiers who have been shot down to escape to the unoccupied side. Her activities are complicated by her high profile and her daughter's love affair with a German officer. Based on the true story. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: One Against the Wind (#41.1)  »

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This film represents the first re-teaming of Judy Davis and Sam Neill since they starred together in the classic Australian film, My Brilliant Career (1979). They would also later both appear in Children of the Revolution (1996). See more »

Quotes

Col. Miles Grant, Leggat's CO: You're quite the heroine around here. James never tires of telling how you knocked him flat in that Cafe.
Countess Mary Lindell: He exaggerates.
Major James Leggatt, The Guards: Not by much.
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Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien
performed by Édith Piaf
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A World War II Heroine
29 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a pretty solid Hallmark Hall Of Fame made-for-TV story about a real- life woman "Countess Mary Lindell" (Judy Davis) who helped Allies during World War II.

Many of the military men in need were downed pilots and Lindell would help these men get safely out of occupied France. Her character was a strong one and her resolve to do what she could against the Germans was resolute. Helping her accomplish that were her kids: a son and a daughter (a young Kate Beckinsale!).

The story lags in spots or I would have rated it higher. It was well-done but not a film I'd watch numerous times, although I might if they'd issue this on DVD.


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