A Welsh POW tries to escape along with his Polish girlfriend Celinka.
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Series cast summary:
Huw Garmon Huw Garmon ...  John Elwyn Jones 4 episodes, 1997
Meredith Edwards ...  Old John Ewlyn Jones 4 episodes, 1997
Anna Wojcikiewicz Anna Wojcikiewicz ...  Celinka Musial 4 episodes, 1997
Edyta Olszówka ...  Stasia 4 episodes, 1997
Jan Jankowski ...  Sven 4 episodes, 1997
Rhys Richards Rhys Richards ...  Thomas 3 episodes, 1997
Piotr Grabowski Piotr Grabowski ...  Policeman 3 episodes, 1997
Mariusz Czajka ...  Schmidt 2 episodes, 1997
Rhian Jones Rhian Jones ...  Irma 2 episodes, 1997
Anna Kekus Anna Kekus ...  Lili 2 episodes, 1997
Glyn Pritchard Glyn Pritchard ...  Fletcher 2 episodes, 1997
Cezary Nowak Cezary Nowak ...  Doctor Staszek 2 episodes, 1997
Merfyn Pierce Jones Merfyn Pierce Jones ...  Lershaw 2 episodes, 1997
Iwan Tudor Iwan Tudor ...  Williams 2 episodes, 1997
Janusz Bukowski ...  German supervisor 2 episodes, 1997
Piotr Wawrzynczak Piotr Wawrzynczak ...  German officer on a ship 2 episodes, 1997
Wojciech Królikiewicz Wojciech Królikiewicz ...  Commander of the stalag 2 episodes, 1997
Malgorzata Kalamat Malgorzata Kalamat ...  Fredka 2 episodes, 1997
Marek Siudym ...  Ewald 2 episodes, 1997
Jolanta Fraszynska ...  Waitress Ania 2 episodes, 1997
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A Welsh POW tries to escape along with his Polish girlfriend Celinka.

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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Should win the Oscar for most multilingual film
5 December 2000 | by wiggle-2See all my reviews

An intelligent script overcomes any shortcomings of a reasonably formulaic story, that of a soldier captured by the enemy, who subsequently falls in love. Any film that is said to be based on a true story deserves a degree of harsh scrutiny, as many of this genre are obviously overpadded. This film's strengths come from the sensitive acting and portrayals by a good cast, helped though if you have a knowledge of the Welsh language. Bewilderingly, five different languages feature in this film - Welsh (predominantly), English, French, German and Polish. I don't think there are too many linguists fluent in all these languages, mercifully we are saved by subtitling


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Country:

Poland | UK

Language:

Welsh

Release Date:

26 October 1997 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Pum Cynnig i Gymro See more »

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Poland

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