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The Captive Heart
A realistic recreation of life as a prisoner of war in Germany lends credence to this moving account of wartime survival against the odds.
War 1946 100 mins
Director: Basil Dearden
A realistic recreation of life as a prisoner of war in Germany (filmed on location in a genuine POW camp) lends credence to this absorbing account of wartime survival.
Michael Redgrave excels under Basil Dearden’s assured direction as a colonel in the Czech army who, after escaping from a concentration camp, adopts the identity of a dead British officer to fool the Nazis on his tail. But can he maintain this pretence in a British POW camp? Gripping and moving in equal measure.
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