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Escape to the Sun (1972)

PG | | Drama | 31 October 1972 (USA)
Two young university students wish to escape the oppressive Soviet Union. But their plans are monitored by the KGB, who try to intimidate them. One of them is taken into custody and ... See full summary »

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Menahem Golan

Writer:

Menahem Golan

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Cast

Credited cast:
Laurence Harvey ... Major Kirsanov
Josephine Chaplin ... Nina Kaplan
John Ireland ... Jacob Kagan
Lila Kedrova ... Sarah Kaplan
Jack Hawkins ... Baburin
Yehuda Barkan ... Yasha Bazarov
Yehuda Efroni ... Romek
Peter Capell ... Prof. Abramowiz
Gila Almagor ... The Judge
Clive Revill ... The Drunkard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Herbert Fux
Hartmut Hinrichs Hartmut Hinrichs
Johanna König Johanna König
Sacha Pitoëff
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Storyline

Two young university students wish to escape the oppressive Soviet Union. But their plans are monitored by the KGB, who try to intimidate them. One of them is taken into custody and tortured, which spurs them to make an escape attempt that could cost them their lives. Written by Fryingham

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Their dream was the sun beyond the border. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Israel | France | West Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Grande Fuga do Comunismo See more »

Filming Locations:

West Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Company Credits

Production Co:

Comacico, Noah Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Josephine Chaplin is the daughter of Sir Charles Chaplin. See more »

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