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Hanover Street (1979)

Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.

Director:

Peter Hyams

Writer:

Peter Hyams
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harrison Ford ... David Halloran
Lesley-Anne Down ... Margaret Sellinger
Christopher Plummer ... Paul Sellinger
Alec McCowen ... Major Trumbo
Richard Masur ... 2nd Lieut. Jerry Cimino
Michael Sacks ... 2nd Lieut. Martin Hyer
Patsy Kensit ... Sarah Sellinger
Max Wall ... Harry Pike
Shane Rimmer ... Col. Ronald Bart
Keith Buckley ... Lieut. Wells
Sherrie Hewson ... Phyllis
Cindy O'Callaghan Cindy O'Callaghan ... Paula
Di Trevis Di Trevis ... Elizabeth
Suzanne Bertish ... The French Girl
Keith Alexander Keith Alexander ... Soldier in Barn
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Storyline

During the Second World War, an American Pilot stationed in England meets a young British nurse during an air raid on London. The two instantly fall in love, despite the fact that the young Nurse is already married; a secret she keeps hidden from her American lover. After being shot down behind enemy lines, while being assigned to ferry a British agent into France, the American pilot realizes that his secret agent cargo is in fact his lover's husband, and that the two must now work together in order to survive. Written by Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>

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It was a time of courage and honor - of passion and sacrifice. This is the story of two people swept up in that time - who met - and fell in love. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

13 September 1979 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Guerre et passion See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,000,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,000,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)| Dolby Stereo (35 mm prints)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film utilized actual North American B-25s Mitchell bomber planes which were flown over to England from the United States of America especially for the production of this movie. The B-25s flight to the UK was filmed and made into the documentary called "Mitchells do fly in IMC" See more »

Goofs

While in the HQ building, which has two floors, the clerk says the Captain that can authorize the removal of the papers is on the third floor. See more »

Quotes

David Halloran: Nobody's supposed to look like that in a uniform.
Margaret Sellinger: How am I supposed to look?
David Halloran: Like a short man.
Margaret Sellinger: You're boiled water's getting cold.
David Halloran: Then, let's order some more. Please.
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Greats: Harrison Ford (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Brown Jug
(uncredited)
Written by Joseph Winner
Arranged by John Barry
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What a romantic war movie should be
16 May 2001 | by spencersbSee all my reviews

I don't understand all of the negative comments about this movie. It's not like they set out to make another Gone With The Wind, people. I usually hate this kind of movie, but I loved this one! Ford was just beginning to come into his own as an actor, and did a wonderfully believable job. The plot, though a bit predictable, at least went about it in a reasonable way. Entertaining way to spend a couple of hours. I guess I'm just one of those people who doesn't understand what movie making "art" is all about. I've seen a lot of critically acclaimed films that I wouldn't use to balance a short table leg.


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