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One Against the Wind (1991)

Mary Lindell 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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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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SS Capt. Herman Gruber
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Barbe Lindell
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Father LeBlanc
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Dubois
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Dumont, Mary's Lawyer
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German Pilot
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Ben, Big Canada
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Little Canada
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Von Bismarck (as Terry Taplin)
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Mary Lindell 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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1 December 1991 (USA)  »

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

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First film of Kate Beckinsale. 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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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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Non, je ne Regrette rien
Music by Charles Dumont
Lyrics by Michel Vaucaire
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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