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Set in 1884, and based on the assumption that Britain is one of the Baltic states between Russia and Latvia, making it part of Europe instead of an off-shore island. It is winter 1884. To ... See full summary »

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Mike Figgis

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Mike Figgis

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Rea ... The Soldier
Jonathan Cecil ... Bishop Wooler
Nigel Hawthorne ... General Fagg
Dudley Sutton ... Mr. Janek
Alun Armstrong ... Mr. Smeth
Caroline Embling Caroline Embling ... Miss Von Eisen / Village Girl
Diana Hardcastle ... Mrs. Janek
Ingrid Pitt ... Countess Von Eisen
Roderic Leigh Roderic Leigh ... Lairdlaw
Richard Marner ... Count Von Eisen
Lizza Aiken Lizza Aiken ... Sarah
Pam Ferris ... Mrs. Smeth
Philomena McDonagh Philomena McDonagh ... Maid
Stefan Kalipha ... Butler
Chris Bowler Chris Bowler ... Kitchen Girl
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Set in 1884, and based on the assumption that Britain is one of the Baltic states between Russia and Latvia, making it part of Europe instead of an off-shore island. It is winter 1884. To gain access to the sea, England has declared war on Latvia and believes herself to be winning. But Russia has sided with Latvia and England is doomed. The action takes place on New Year's Eve in a country house on the Anglo-Latvian border. The guests are a cross section of the ruling classes. Written by shaker assad

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Drama | War

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 1984 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Southgate, London, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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