PG-13 | | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.
9 August 2003 | carpenoctum187
9 | An excellent Cate Blanchett in a superior "old school" war/romance
This film has a genuine feel for the grand old tradition of Hollywood war romances. It's elegantly crafted escapism of...
The Scottish Viaduct shown in the first scene is the Glenfinnan viaduct, it has also featured in other films, notably the 'Harry Potter' series where it carries the Hogwart's Express.
It all seemed so simple. We were at war. The Nazis were the enemy. And because good must triumph over evil, so we would triumph over them. How could we have know that war ever trades in such certainty? That we are nothing is unthinkable. Anything ...
Most, if not all, of the scenes in Vichy France are shown during the dormant season, i.e., winter/early spring when the trees are bare leaved. However, when the story jumps forward ("6 months later") to a scene in bomb damaged London, we can see a bare leaved tree in the background when (6 months afterwards) it should have been in its summer foliage.
$37,258 (USA) (4 January 2002)
$668,140 (USA) (15 February 2002)
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