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A Soldier's Tale (1989)

R | | Drama, Romance, War | 7 July 1989 (USA)
A British soldier falls in love with a French woman wanted by the resistance for crimes against her country.

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Larry Parr
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriel Byrne ... Saul
Marianne Basler Marianne Basler ... Belle
Paul Wyett Paul Wyett ... Charlie
Judge Reinhold ... The Yank
Benoît Régent Benoît Régent ... Father Superior
Maurice Garrel ... M. Pradier
Jacques Mathou ... Wolf
Bernard Farcy ... Andre
Roch Leibovici Roch Leibovici ... The Kid
Claude Mann Claude Mann ... Winterhalter
Matthew Byam Shaw Matthew Byam Shaw ... Lt. Mortimer
David Duffy David Duffy ... Pvt. Smith
Nicolas Tronc Nicolas Tronc ... Balthazar
Véronique Müller Véronique Müller ... Simone
Claudine Berg Claudine Berg ... Older Woman
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A British soldier falls in love with a French woman wanted by the resistance for crimes against her country.

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Drama | Romance | War

Certificate:

R
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Country:

New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guerra de pasiones See more »

Filming Locations:

Normandy, France

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This New Zealand movie filmed in France did not get a major theatrical cinema release in New Zealand though the film did screen at some festivals. See more »

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Gabriel Byrne in a bad movie....NOT!
28 January 2004 | by krucinsSee all my reviews

The other comment is pretty harsh on this movie. I rather enjoyed it. It was intense, and Gabriel Byrne's performance, as always, was outstanding.

Some of the war movies always seem to be so much alike. This one was so different and the ending is very unexpected.

I'd see it again - in fact, I own the movie, and I'm very glad I do.

Gabriel Byrne is so down to earth and SO believable. He is truly a joy to watch. Again, I stress the fact that this is not like an ordinary war movie -- it's GREAT, man!


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