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Red Meadows (1945)

De røde enge (original title)
A 1945 Danish war drama based on resistance fighter Ole Vlademar Juul's 1945 novel of the same name, is a suspense tale revolving around the memories of a Danish saboteur as he await s his execution in a German war-time prison.

Writers:

Leck Fischer (play), Ole Juul (book)
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Poul Reichhardt ... Michael Lans
Lisbeth Movin Lisbeth Movin ... Ruth Isaksen
Per Buckhøj Per Buckhøj ... Fangevogter Steinz
Gyrd Løfquist Gyrd Løfquist ... Gustav
Kjeld Jacobsen Kjeld Jacobsen ... Hansen
Preben Kaas Preben Kaas ... Erik
Arne Hersholdt Arne Hersholdt ... Tysk feldwebel
Karl Jørgensen Karl Jørgensen ... Tysk major
Lau Lauritzen Lau Lauritzen ... Toto
Preben Neergaard Preben Neergaard ... Prikken
Bjørn Watt-Boolsen Bjørn Watt-Boolsen ... Tom
Preben Lerdorff Rye Preben Lerdorff Rye ... Alf
Freddy Koch Freddy Koch ... Dreyer
Hjalmar Madsen Hjalmar Madsen ... Hotelkarl
Bjørn Spiro Bjørn Spiro ... Tysk underofficer
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A 1945 Danish war drama based on resistance fighter Ole Vlademar Juul's 1945 novel of the same name, is a suspense tale revolving around the memories of a Danish saboteur as he await s his execution in a German war-time prison.

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Lowkeyed, but intense drama - well acted
16 May 2000 | by ankerdortheSee all my reviews

In the summer of 45 this film was shot as the bodies of executed resistance-fighters were still not quite cold. It is done with great respect for their achievement, but still with a very realistic touch (except for the escape, I think). So close to the war it conveys the thoughts and feelings of the insecurity and longing for an end to the german occupation of our country.


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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish | German

Release Date:

19 January 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Red Meadows See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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