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Desperate Moment

1953 1h 28m Crime Drama List
Reviews After confessing to the murder of a British soldier he didn't commit, Simon Van Halder (Dirk Bogarde) escapes prison and sets out to prove his innocence. Reuniting with his girlfriend, Anna (Mai Zetterling), Simon seeks an old mate who had told him that Anna was dead, leading him to falsely confess to the murder. On the run from both German and English investigators, Simon and Anna must find the true murderer and prove Simon's innocence before he is recaptured and thrown back in jail. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis After confessing to the murder of a British soldier he didn't commit, Simon Van Halder (Dirk Bogarde) escapes prison and sets out to prove his innocence. Reuniting with his girlfriend, Anna (Mai Zetterling), Simon seeks an old mate who had told him that Anna was dead, leading him to falsely confess to the murder. On the run from both German and English investigators, Simon and Anna must find the true murderer and prove Simon's innocence before he is recaptured and thrown back in jail.
Director
Compton Bennett
Genre
Crime, Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 28m