MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,576 this week

One Against the Wind (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  1 December 1991 (USA)
7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 355 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 2 critic

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 »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 54 titles
created 12 Sep 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 17 Sep 2011
 
7.0
a list of 391 titles
created 29 Aug 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 08 Mar 2013
 
a list of 9999 titles
created 16 Mar 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: One Against the Wind (TV Movie 1991)

One Against the Wind (TV Movie 1991) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of One Against the Wind.

User Polls

Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Shooting Fish (1997)
Comedy | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two con artists' plan to steal enough for a house are twisted when a pretty girl enters the picture.

Director: Stefan Schwartz
Stars: Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend, Kate Beckinsale
Haunted (1995)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Professor David Ash is invited to Edbrook to calm the fears of the elderly nanny of the Mariell family. Nanny Tess is seeing things, and Ash's book debunking such phenomenon makes him a ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Gilbert
Stars: Aidan Quinn, Kate Beckinsale, Anthony Andrews
Devices and Desires (TV Mini-Series 1991)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stars: Roy Marsden, Susannah York, Gemma Jones
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A man marries an heiress for her money even though he is actually in love with her friend.

Director: James Ivory
Stars: Uma Thurman, Jeremy Northam, Kate Beckinsale
Cold Comfort Farm (TV Movie 1995)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger
Stars: Eileen Atkins, Kate Beckinsale, Sheila Burrell
Emma (TV Movie 1996)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Emma Woodhouse has a rigid sense of propriety as regards matrimonial alliances. Unfortunately she insists on matchmaking for her less forceful friend, Harriet, and so causes her to come to ... See full summary »

Director: Diarmuid Lawrence
Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Bernard Hepton, Mark Strong
Royal Deceit (1994)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

This re-telling of Hamlet goes back to the original Danish source material. The opening scenario remains the same: Hamlet's father murdered by his brother who then weds the widowed mother. ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriel Axel
Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Helen Mirren, Christian Bale
Merlin (TV Mini-Series 1998)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.

Stars: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, John Gielgud
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Story of two female Manhattan book editors fresh out of college, both finding love and themselves while frequenting the local disco.

Director: Whit Stillman
Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Kate Beckinsale, Chris Eigeman
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The film is a biography of Pope John Paul II. It starts in 1926 when the boy Karol Wojtila was celebrating Christmas with his father in Poland. Some years later Nazi Germany attacks Poland ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Zanussi
Stars: Sam Neill, Christopher Cazenove, Lisa Harrow
Couples (TV Series 1975)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Stars: David Swift, Marjorie Yates, Carol MacReady
The Rainbow Warrior (TV Movie 1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

This film tells the true story of the sinking of the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior (commanded by Jon Voight), in Auckland Harbor in 1984, and the subsequent investigation by the New ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Tuchner
Stars: Jon Voight, Sam Neill, Bruno Lawrence
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Major James Leggatt, The Guards
...
SS Capt. Herman Gruber
Christien Anholt ...
Maurice Lindell, Mary's Son
...
Barbe Lindell
...
Father LeBlanc
Frank Middlemass ...
Dubois
...
Dumont, Mary's Lawyer
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)
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1 December 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(archive footage)|

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Countess Mary Lindell: I don't know if you realize what it's like - bailing out in a foreign country, occupied by the enemy, not knowing anything, and suddenly being handed over to someone and thinking, "Oh, God, it's a woman! This is dreadful, isn't it?". Yet suddenly they felt safe. I love the whole lot of them. They were too sweet - too ridiculous, most of them. And I never even knew their names.
See more »

Connections

Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien
performed by Édith Piaf
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


10 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
This movie sounds wonderful ilovenature5
Name of Song on One Against the Wind ! Osslady2333
DVD alasdair93
I have found a DVD of this. zefbot
Discuss One Against the Wind (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?