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Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)

The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.

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Lamont Johnson
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Chamberlain ... Raoul Wallenberg
Alice Krige ... Baroness Lisl Kemeny
Kenneth Colley ... Adolf Eichmann
Melanie Mayron ... Sonja Kahn
Stuart Wilson ... Baron Gabor Kemeny
Bibi Andersson ... Maria 'Maj' Wallenberg
David Robb ... Per Anger
Mark Rylance ... Nikki Fodor
Ralph Arliss ... Teicholz
Keve Hjelm ... Jacob Wallenberg
Jimmy Nail ... Vilmos
Olaf Pooley Olaf Pooley ... Tibor Moritz
Georgia Slowe ... Hannah Moritz
Guy Deghy ... Adm. Nikolas Horthy
Curt Lowens ... Dieter Wisleceny
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The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.

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Country:

USA | Yugoslavia

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wallenberg See more »

Filming Locations:

Yugoslavia

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Narrator: Here on the outskirts of Jerusalem, there is a place known as the Mount of Remembrance. Each tree along its avenue of the righteous honors another gentile. Men and Women who risked their own lives to save a Jew's during the Holocaust. The accompanying medal to each honoree, some living, others no longer, bears and inscription: Whoever saves a single soul, it is as if he had saved the whole world. Although their is no order of precedence along this path, it is generally acknowledged that the man...
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Connections

Version of Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990) See more »

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Great movie--wish I could find it somewhere
24 July 2006 | by rwilliams-33See all my reviews

This movie is truly remarkable. It is a complete mystery to me why I can't find it for sale---when there is such drivel available in so many venues. If anyone has ideas I would truly appreciate it. I'd pay $50 if I could find it. Maybe I should copy all of these comments and send them to Blockbuster's CEO.

I am intrigued by one viewer's comments that this movie inspired controversy. Chamberlain is retired but surely he doesn't regret this effort. He did an outstanding job.

I made my kids watch this when it was on AMC once---surely someone can take this video and cut some DVDs.

I'm amazed that the Holocaust museums and the different Wallenberg foundations and related organizations don't have this for sale as an educational vehicle.


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