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      Christabel

      1989 2 hr. 28 min. Drama List
      Reviews In the 1930s, Christabel (Elizabeth Hurley) is a young Englishwoman who meets and marries a German lawyer, Peter (Stephen Dillon), becomes a German citizen and sets about raising a family in's politically unstable Germany. When war breaks out, she takes her children to a rural village in the mountains and discovers her husband has been arrested for plotting to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Christabel Bielenberg's memoir, "The Past Is Myself," is the source for this historical drama. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member This film is indeed a "must see" for those interested in WWII. This is a deep as it gets, but the "So fresh:" above trivializes the meaning of it. Would Rotten Tomatoes characterize films on Bergen-Belson or Auschwitz as "So fresh: Absolute Must See!"? Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/13/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis In the 1930s, Christabel (Elizabeth Hurley) is a young Englishwoman who meets and marries a German lawyer, Peter (Stephen Dillon), becomes a German citizen and sets about raising a family in's politically unstable Germany. When war breaks out, she takes her children to a rural village in the mountains and discovers her husband has been arrested for plotting to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Christabel Bielenberg's memoir, "The Past Is Myself," is the source for this historical drama.
      Director
      Adrian Shergold
      Production Co
      British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), A&E Television Networks
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Oct 22, 2019