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One Against the Wind (1991)

Mary Lindell works for the French Red Cross in Occupied France during World War II and helps allied soldiers who have been shot down to escape to the unoccupied side. Her activities are ... See full summary »

Director:

Larry Elikann

Writer:

Chris Bryant
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judy Davis ... Countess Mary Lindell
Sam Neill ... Major James Leggatt, The Guards
Anthony Higgins ... SS Capt. Herman Gruber
Christien Anholt ... Maurice Lindell, Mary's Son
Kate Beckinsale ... Barbe Lindell
Denholm Elliott ... Father LeBlanc
Frank Middlemass ... Dubois
David Ryall ... Dumont, Mary's Lawyer
Peter Cellier ... Court General
Mark Wing-Davey ... Col. Miles Grant, Leggat's CO
Stevan Rimkus Stevan Rimkus ... German Pilot
Tom Hodgkins Tom Hodgkins ... Ben, Big Canada
Michael Crossman Michael Crossman ... Little Canada
John Savident ... Henry Smallwood, American Embasy
Terence Taplin ... Von Bismarck (as Terry Taplin)
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Storyline

Mary Lindell works for the French Red Cross in Occupied France during World War II and helps allied soldiers who have been shot down to escape to the unoccupied side. Her activities are complicated by her high profile and her daughter's love affair with a German officer. Based on the true story. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

Luxembourg | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Story of Mary Lindell See more »

Filming Locations:

Luxembourg

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Black and White (archive footage)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This film represents the first re-teaming of Judy Davis and Sam Neill since they starred together in the classic Australian film, My Brilliant Career (1979). They would also later both appear in Children of the Revolution (1996). See more »

Quotes

German Soldier: What did he say?
Countess Mary Lindell: When you're dying, you all ask for the same thing. You ask for your mother.
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Connections

Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Non, je ne Regrette rien
Music by Charles Dumont
Lyrics by Michel Vaucaire
Performed by Édith Piaf
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GREAT JUDY DAVIS MOVIE!
24 May 2002 | by TrpleThreat22See all my reviews

I'm a huge Judy Davis fan, so this may be biased. Anyway, this was my 2nd glimpse into the magnificent works of the great and talented Judy Davis (my first was "Life With Judy Garland" which was even better!). The way she portrays this woman is more than words can say. I love how she usually portrays women who are very spirited in what they do. The chemistry between Sam Neill and Judy Davis is wonderful, too! This was their 2nd movie together. Anyway, I'd give this 10/10!


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