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Resistance (2011)

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In 1944 a group of women in an isolated Welsh village wake up to discover all of the their husbands have mysteriously vanished.

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Amit Gupta

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Amit Gupta (screenplay), Owen Sheers (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michael Sheen ... Tommy Atkins
Andrea Riseborough ... Sarah
Alexander Dreymon ... Steiner (as Alexander Doetsch)
Iwan Rheon ... George
Tom Wlaschiha ... Albrecht
Kimberley Nixon ... Bethan
Stanislav Yanevski ... Bernhardt (as Stanislav Ianevski)
Melanie Walters ... Helen Roberts
Anatole Taubman ... Sebald
Jassa Ahluwalia ... Russian Partisan (voice)
Tomos Eames ... Tom Lewis
Sharon Morgan ... Maggie
Matt Hookings ... German Soldier
Simon Armstrong ... George's Father
Nia Gwynne ... Sian
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Storyline

In 1944, the D-Day for the invasion of Normandy by the Allies has failed and Europe has not been released from the German forces. The men of an isolated Welsh village disappear and their wives believe that they have joined the resistance and soon German soldiers arrive at the village. The farmer Sarah Lewis and the German Commander Albrecht befriend to each other along the year. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Drama | Thriller | War

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Resistencia See more »

Filming Locations:

Herefordshire, England, UK See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$68,548
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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Trivia

The setting of the novel and the film is The Olchon, a real valley in the Welsh borders. See more »

Soundtracks

Venetian Boat Song
[from "Songs without words, Op. 19, No. 6 in G Minor"]
Composed by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Recorded at British Grove Studios
Solo Piano performed by Fiona Dalzell
Engineer: Martin Hollis
Assistant Engineer: Joe Kearns
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Liked it very much
3 January 2014 | by isab-castroSee all my reviews

I bought the film, because I was curious about it. I like war films, and this sounded different from the others. And why some of the critics were good,and others put the film completely down? I knew Tom Wlaschiha from Game of Thrones and so many people had a very good opinion about is job. So I had to see it. And I am not disappointed. It's a film about emotions, relationship that shows the human side of people in such a devastating scenario that was the WWII. It makes us think. It makes us believe that people in certain circumstances, can join forces and work together. We don't need to see fights, people being killed, because that we had seen a lot. So, don't criticize so hard this film, because it deserves consideration. You can also read the book of Owen Sheers. Maybe some of the people will understand it better.It has o low budget. What's the problem? There are so many Hollywood films that don't deserve the money spent. I give my congratulations to the lead cast, because they are fabulous.


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