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The Relief of Belsen (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 15 October 2007
With the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, safety did not come to its 60,000 prisoners right away. Starring Iain Glen, this award-winning movie recalls the actual events ... See full summary »

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Justin Hardy
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Iain Glen ... James Johnston
Nigel Lindsay ... Mervyn Gonin
Jemma Redgrave ... Jean McFarlane
Corin Redgrave ... Glyn Hughes
Tobias Menzies ... Derrick Sington
Oliver Ford Davies ... Martin Lipscomb
Iddo Goldberg ... Emmanuel Fisher
Paul Hilton Paul Hilton ... Leslie Hardman
Frog Stone ... Hadassah Bimko
Simon Paisley Day ... Major Stadler
Henry Pettigrew Henry Pettigrew ... Alexander Paton
Christopher Sloman Christopher Sloman ... Cecil Warren
Vern Griffiths Vern Griffiths ... Richard Dimbleby
Katrine Bach ... Lotti Burns
Erich Redman ... Hans Eckhart
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With the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, safety did not come to its 60,000 prisoners right away. Starring Iain Glen, this award-winning movie recalls the actual events that transpired at Belsen as the British fought typhus, starvation and their own humanity. Brought to you by XiveTV.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 2007 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Alexander Paton: In my hut no one died today, sir.
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excellent film worth watching, and the actors were cast appropriately.:
27 February 2015 | by susanlincoln766See all my reviews

My father was one of those British men that first entered belsen and never after the war could he find the courage to talk about it. I am so very proud of him. Along with the other soldiers who where with him. He served at the front line then was commissioned to undertake the release and care of the captives in the camp.I believe the smells of rotting corpses and the degrading conditions that the prisoners had to endure lived with my father for the rest of his life. He kept this to himself because he did not want to relive the horrors. I would like very much to thank the people involved in the making of this film, and on behalf of my father thank you.


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