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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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Country:

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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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Mumble, mumble, mumble
4 November 2012 | by rick-520-6264See all my reviews

A fairly interesting premise, and a story that might have been far more interesting if I didn't find myself having to switch on my superpower sense of hearing to make sense of the irritating mumbling between the characters.

Of course, no sooner had I upped the volume the music started playing - an eardrum-throbbing violin.

The net result was that I found myself spending more time playing with the volume buttons on the remote control than I did watching the film - a shame as it was on the whole pretty atmospheric.

I couldn't see the point of the Michael Sheen character, but the German Hauptmann was quietly convincing - if perhaps a little too quiet when he was not speaking German.


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