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      Against the Wind

      Released Jun 26, 1949 1h 36m War History Drama List
      Reviews 60% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings A Catholic priest (Robert Beatty) and a Belgian expatriate (Simone Signoret) are among a select group of people chosen by the British for secret operations in Nazi-occupied Belgium during World War II. After parachuting into enemy territory, the agents set out to complete a two-part assignment: destroy German information located in Brussels and rescue a fellow operative from the Nazis. However, when word arrives that one of their group is a traitor, the mission falls into jeopardy. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member Espionage and a behind enemy lines mission that probably had greater impact value when it was released a couple of years after World War II. Filmed in a very familiar British style for the period the film hails from. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Audience Member wow ummm just seen this movie 4 the 1st time n think that this is a great movie 2 watch......its got a good cast of actors/actressess throughout this movie.....i think that robert beatty (.R.I.P.), simone signoret (.R.I.P.), jack warner (.R.I.P.), gordon jackson (.R.I.P.), paul dupuis (.R.I.P.), play good roles/parts throughout this movie.....i think that the director of this drama/action/adventure/mystery/suspense movie had done a great job of directing this movie because you never know what 2 expect throughout this movie.......i think that this is such a really powerful drama movie 2 watch its such a cult classics movie 2 watch.....i think that this is such a really well written/acted/directed movie 2 watch its such a stunning thriller movie 2 watch.......its got a good soundtrack throughout this movie......i think that this is such a classics black/white movie 2 watch its such a classics movie 2 watch.......i think that simone signoret (.R.I.P.), was great throughout this movie.......its got good fight scenes throughout this movie......i think that this is such a classics movie 2 watch its such an enjoyable war movie 2 watch......its got good gun shoot outs throughout this movie......i think that this is such a classics war movie 2 watch its got a great cast throughout this movie.....its got good fight scenes thorughout this movie i think that this is such a classics movie 2 watch its got a good cast throughout this movie its such a classics movie 2 watch with a good cast throughout this movie..... Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis A Catholic priest (Robert Beatty) and a Belgian expatriate (Simone Signoret) are among a select group of people chosen by the British for secret operations in Nazi-occupied Belgium during World War II. After parachuting into enemy territory, the agents set out to complete a two-part assignment: destroy German information located in Brussels and rescue a fellow operative from the Nazis. However, when word arrives that one of their group is a traitor, the mission falls into jeopardy.
      Director
      Charles Crichton
      Screenwriter
      Michael Pertwee, T.E.B. Clarke, Paul Vincent Carroll
      Distributor
      Eagle-Lion Films Inc. [us]
      Production Co
      Ealing Studios
      Genre
      War, History, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jun 26, 1949, Original
      Runtime
      1h 36m