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Resistance (2003)

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On 16 January 1944, a reconnaissance pilot survives a plane crash in Delahaut in the Nazi occupied Belgium. The boy Jean Benoit finds the wounded pilot and brings him to the house of Claire... See full summary »

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Maj. Theodore 'Ted' Brice
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Claire Daussois
Philippe Volter ...
Henri Daussois
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Lucette Oomlop
Jean-Michel Vovk ...
Anthoine
Antoine Van Lierde ...
Jean Benoit
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Beatrice Benoit
Angelo Bison ...
Artaud Benoit
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Captain Haas
Victor Reinier ...
Interrogator
Jappe Claes ...
Filip Trouve
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Jauquet
Quentin Milo ...
Bastien
Hugues Hausman ...
Girard
Jacqueline Nicolas ...
Therese Dinant
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On 16 January 1944, a reconnaissance pilot survives a plane crash in Delahaut in the Nazi occupied Belgium. The boy Jean Benoit finds the wounded pilot and brings him to the house of Claire and Henri Daussois that belong to the Maquis Resistance. Sooner Major Theodore 'Ted' Brice is recovered and tells that he needs to retrieve a book of codes, but the airplane is guarded by the Nazis. Meanwhile Ted and Claire fall in love with each other. When three German guards that are protecting the debris of the airplane are executed, the Nazis select a group of villagers and hang them in a barn. When Henri finds that Ted and Claire are having a love affair, he betrays the pilot with tragic consequences. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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The last production of Dutch movie company First Floor Features before they went bankrupt. See more »

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Penultimate scene: Anthoine meets Lucette on the road, he picks a green/yellow apple from her bicycle basket and takes a bite. When they finally part, he goes away holding a red apple. See more »

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Nice Romance in an Unrealistic Environment
12 October 2010 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

On 16 January 1944, a reconnaissance American pilot survives a plane crash in Delahaut in the Nazi occupied Belgium. The boy Jean Benoit (Antoine Van Lierde) finds the wounded pilot and brings him to the house of Claire (Julia Ormond) and Henri Daussois (Philippe Volter) that belong to the Maquis Resistance. Sooner the Major Theodore 'Ted' Brice (Bill Paxton) is recovered and tells that he needs to retrieve a book of codes, but the airplane is guarded by the Nazis. Meanwhile Ted and Claire fall in love with each other. When three German guards that are protecting the debris of the airplane are executed, the Nazis select a group of villagers and hang them in a barn. When Henri finds that Ted and Claire are having a love affair, he betrays the pilot with tragic consequences.

"Resistance" is a nice romance with the gorgeous Julia Ormond and Bill Paxton showing a great chemistry but unfortunately in an unrealistic environment. The crush of Ted and Claire is acceptable since her marriage is ended but the situation of the couple dating in France is awfully silly and the betrayal of Henri is ridiculous and incoherent for a member of the resistance. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Amor e Guerra" ("Love and War")


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