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Twist of Fate 

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An attempted assassination plot against Hitler sends one of his trusted SS officers into hiding as a Jew (thanks to plastic surgery and false papers) in a concentration camp. After the camp... See full summary »






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Series cast summary:
Branko Blace Branko Blace ...  Yakov 2 episodes, 1989
Mirko Boman Mirko Boman ...  Aaron 2 episodes, 1989
Trevor Byfield Trevor Byfield ...  Richter 2 episodes, 1989
Ben Cross ...  Israeli Brig. Gen. Benjamin Grossman 2 episodes, 1989
Slobodan Dimitrijevic Slobodan Dimitrijevic ...  Shimon 2 episodes, 1989
Paul Freeman ...  SS-Oberfuhrer Mittendorf 2 episodes, 1989
Martin Friend ...  Steiner 2 episodes, 1989
John Glover ...  Max Brodsky 2 episodes, 1989
Nickolas Grace Nickolas Grace ...  Wolf 2 episodes, 1989
Bruce Greenwood ...  Daniel Grossman / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Constantine Gregory ...  Perez 2 episodes, 1989
Alf Joint ...  Chairman 2 episodes, 1989
Vjenceslav Kapural Vjenceslav Kapural ...  Jewish man 2 episodes, 1989
Larry Lamb ...  Davi 2 episodes, 1989
Brian Taylor Lee Brian Taylor Lee ...  Zach 2 episodes, 1989
Leon Lissek ...  Ginzberg 2 episodes, 1989
Simon MacCorkindale ...  Manley-Jones 2 episodes, 1989
Tony Mathews Tony Mathews ...  Mullins 2 episodes, 1989
James McCarthy James McCarthy ...  Blakley 2 episodes, 1989
Ian Richardson ...  SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Doctor Schlossberg 2 episodes, 1989
Peter Sands ...  Haeften 2 episodes, 1989
Edward Wiley Edward Wiley ...  Willie 2 episodes, 1989
Vladan Zivkovic Vladan Zivkovic 2 episodes, 1989


An attempted assassination plot against Hitler sends one of his trusted SS officers into hiding as a Jew (thanks to plastic surgery and false papers) in a concentration camp. After the camp is liberated, he joins the Zionist army in their fight for Israel. Written by Humberto Amador

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8 January 1989 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Bruce Greenwood had said in interviews he had reservations about taking part in this project because of concerns about various aspects of the storyline. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the original television release, the film was divided into two parts. At the end of Part I, a preview clip of the next night's episode was shown after a commercial break. The clip showed Benjamin Grossman waking up in his hospital bed with the sun shining through a window to reveal his bandaged and bloodied face. This scene was not shown in the second part itself, nor was the preview clip available on later VHS releases of the movie. See more »

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Superb suspenseful thriller
6 October 2004 | by arkent-1See all my reviews

I watched this movie "miniseries" on television back in 1989 and it was an amazing movie. I would love to track down a copy of it just to watch it again and again. It's been 15 years since I watched it and it still sticks out in my mind.

From the beginning, it draws you in. The characters and plot line keep holding you. The ending was superb. The feeling and rage that the son displayed when finding out the truth about his father are unforgettable. The suspense on how it will turn out and how he will confront his father is really intense.

If you can get a copy of this movie, you will thoroughly enjoy watching it.

Then, email me and tell me where I can get a copy.

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