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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)

The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.

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Lamont Johnson
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Swedish national Raoul Wallenberg, newcomer to politics and international machinations, travels to German-occupied Budapest during WWII in order to effectively intervene in the fate of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Chamberlain ... Raoul Wallenberg
Alice Krige ... Baroness Lisl Kemeny
Kenneth Colley ... Adolf Eichmann
Melanie Mayron ... Sonja Kahn
Stuart Wilson ... Baron Gabor Kemeny
Bibi Andersson ... Maria 'Maj' Wallenberg
David Robb ... Per Anger
Mark Rylance ... Nikki Fodor
Ralph Arliss ... Teicholz
Keve Hjelm ... Jacob Wallenberg
Jimmy Nail ... Vilmos
Olaf Pooley Olaf Pooley ... Tibor Moritz
Georgia Slowe ... Hannah Moritz
Guy Deghy ... Adm. Nikolas Horthy
Curt Lowens ... Dieter Wisleceny
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The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.

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Country:

USA | Yugoslavia

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Yugoslavia

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Narrator: Here on the outskirts of Jerusalem, there is a place known as the Mount of Remembrance. Each tree along its avenue of the righteous honors another gentile. Men and Women who risked their own lives to save a Jew's during the Holocaust. The accompanying medal to each honoree, some living, others no longer, bears and inscription: Whoever saves a single soul, it is as if he had saved the whole world. Although their is no order of precedence along this path, it is generally acknowledged that the man...
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Version of God afton, Herr Wallenberg (1990) See more »

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Great movie
15 September 2005 | by ccarvalSee all my reviews

I have written to NBC several times, asking if this series will be aired again, and to this date have not had a response. Can anyone tell me how I can get a copy of this movie? This was one of the greatest mini series that has ever been on TV. Richard Chamberlain did a fantastic job, it could not have been done better by anyone else. This happened in my era and is very heart warming. I have just about exhausted all avenues in trying to locate a copy of this movie. If anyone can help it would be appreciated. I would think that the way the world is today, you think that this would be the time to show the series again. It would be better then the stuff that they are showing on TV today.


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