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Silent Night (2002)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, War  |  14 December 2002 (USA)
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Credited cast:
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Elisabeth Vincken
Matthew Harbour ...
Young Fritz Vincken
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Pvt. Jimmy Rassi
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Sgt. Ralph Blank
Martin Neufeld ...
Lt. Hans Klosterman
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Sgt. Marcus Mueller
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Capt. Dietrich
Michael Elkin ...
Pvt. Herbie Ridgin
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Old Fritz Vincken (voice)
Cassian Bopp ...
Pvt. Peter Heinrich
Harald Winter ...
Herr Vincken
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Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and then three German soldiers, she successfully convinces the soldiers to put aside their differences for one evening and share a Christmas dinner. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Germany, 1944, Christmas Eve. Sometimes The Darkest Moments Giver Birth To The Brightest Miracles.

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Klosterman: What will you do when we take away your pineapple pudding?
Jimmy: Ask for banana.
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A great story. A must see for everyone!
9 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Linda Hamilton's performance was wonderful! The story was great, and the acting was very good. If you want to be "touched", and not just entertained, this a great movie. The tone is warm and serious, but not without a few light-hearted moments. The setting is World War II, so it is not your normal Christmas movie, but it is well worth watching.

I enjoyed Linda Hamilton in the Terminator movies, but she shows a more serious side in Silent Night. I was blown away by the convincing German accent and acting skills. She shows that she is more than an action lady (although she certainly has left a legacy in the first two Terminator movies).


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