Dresden 2006

  c.1945 Although the language is in English and German, this TV film never made it to the USA. Fortunately, I was able to view it and thought this a lost film of great romance.  One of John Light’s best performances, in my book.  You can feel the real intensity of the bombs dropping on Dresden, as you a person caught on the ground, seeking shelter. Dresden (2006) focuses on an extraordinary historic event in connection with a tragic love story of a woman between two men. In January 1945, the young nurse Anna Mauth, working at a hospital in …

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Child 44 (2015)

Title:  Child 44  (2015) Rate: [polldaddy rating=’8036248′] Era:  WW II Genre  Drama, Thriller Plot:  Set in Stalin-era Soviet Union, a disgraced MGB agent is dispatched to investigate a series of child murders — a case that begins to connect with the very top of party leadership.” Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman, with costumes designed by Jenny Beavan.A politically-charged serial killer thriller set in 1953 Soviet Russia, CHILD 44 chronicles the crisis of conscience for secret police agent Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy), who loses status, power and home when he refuses to denounce his own wife, Raisa (Noomi Rapace), as a …

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Samantha Bond & Francesca Annis In WWII Drama Series ‘Home Fires’

By Patrick Munn | September 5, 2014 – Category : News, UK News ITV has secured the main cast for their World War II drama series Home Fires (formerly known as Jambusters).Downton Abbey alum Samantha Bond and veteran actress Francesca Annis have been set at the two leads in the six episode series, which is being produced by ITV Studios. They topline a cast which also includes Ruth Gemmell (Utopia), Mark Bonnar (Line of Duty), Claire Rushbrook (Collision), Mark Bazeley (The Suspicions of Mr Whicher), Frances Grey (The Widower) and Ed Stoppard (Cilla).Based on the book Jambusters by Julie Summers, …

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Stalingrad 2013 – releases Feb 28th

A band of Russian soldiers fight to hold a strategic building in their devastated city against a ruthless German army, and in the process become deeply connected to two Russian women who have been living there. Armenia Oct 10, 2013 Russia Oct 10, 2013 Georgia Oct 24, 2013 China Oct 31, 2013 Lithuania Nov 29, 2013 Poland Nov 29, 2013 Estonia Dec 6, 2013 United Kingdom Feb 21, 2014 Ireland Feb 21, 2014 United States Feb 28, 2014 Serbia Mar 3, 2014 (Belgrade Film Festival) Serbia Mar 13, 2014