The House of the Angel focuses on the ruling class in 1920s Argentina, a deeply repressive society where political arguments were often settled by duels, and young women were expected to be totally ignorant of sex.
A group of army personnel and nurses attempt a dangerous and arduous trek across the deserts of North Africa during the second world war. The leader of the team dreams of his ice cold beer when he reaches Alexandria, but the problems just won't go away.Written by
When they were pushing the ambulance up the hill from behind, Sylvia Syms fell in the sand (as scripted), but John Mills picked her up and threw her (too forcefully) at the back of the van and Sylvia banged her head against it. See more »
The Military Policemen in the film are wearing RMP shoulder titles. They should be CMP. It was not until 1946 that King George VI granted the 'Royal' prefix to the Corps of Royal Military Police (RMP) in recognition of its outstanding wartime record. (CRMP was chosen to avoid confusion with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police or RCMP) See more »
[after the two nurses agree to go with Capt Anson across the minefield]
Dames and mines. Lovely party.
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Opening credits prologue: TOBRUK - 1942 See more »