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      Private Potter

      1963 1h 29m Drama List
      Reviews During a mission on a Mediterranean island, a British commanding officer orders his soldiers to be completely silent to avoid detection. But sheepish new recruit Pvt. Potter (Tom Courtenay) screams in fear, compromising the mission and causing the death of a fellow soldier. When Potter claims that he shouted because he saw God, the concept of religious persecution versus military duty sparks a debate among doctors, psychiatrists and priests to determine Potter's punishment. Read More Read Less

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      Anna Yates Sight & Sound Private Potter is the unassuming title of Casper Wrede's first feature film -- a lively and honest expansion from the inside outwards of a television play by Ronald Harwood. Mar 6, 2020 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis During a mission on a Mediterranean island, a British commanding officer orders his soldiers to be completely silent to avoid detection. But sheepish new recruit Pvt. Potter (Tom Courtenay) screams in fear, compromising the mission and causing the death of a fellow soldier. When Potter claims that he shouted because he saw God, the concept of religious persecution versus military duty sparks a debate among doctors, psychiatrists and priests to determine Potter's punishment.
      Director
      Caspar Wrede
      Producer
      Ben Arbeid
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 29m