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      Resistance: 1942

      2021 1 hr. 50 min. War History Drama TRAILER for Resistance: 1942: Trailer 1 List
      Reviews 90% 50+ Ratings Audience Score 1942. France is under Nazi control. The Allies have been pushed off the continent and their defeat in North Africa seems likely. Germany's victory is nearly absolute. Under this dark shadow, a man named Jacques (Cary Elwes) uses a radio to broadcast a message of hope. He hides in an attic with his daughter Juliet (Greer Grammer) and a small group of fellow survivors (Judd Hirsch, Mira Furlan), playing a deadly game of cat and mouse with the German occupiers. The world becomes too dangerous when the Gestapo send Captain Klaus Jager (Sebastian Roche) to catch Jacques. As Klaus closes in, Jacques and his small group make a desperate bid to escape their pursuer, trusting themselves to the help of enigmatic Andre (Jason Patric), a Swiss banker. In the end, that trust may turn out to be the very thing that leads the hunter to his prey. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Feb 27 Buy Now

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      KB B This was such an engaging movie with plenty of drama and intrigue with a great storyline. It's definitely worth the watch. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 12/13/23 Full Review Z'eva S Excellent movie. One of the few made today that intelligently tells a gripping story without need of superfluous language/nudity so common in today's "sophisticated" films. Each scene segues to the next within a framework of expected events, yet whose details are often unanticipated - and toss the audience into unexpected curves. "They don't make movies like that anymore," goes the wistful refrain. Occasionally, they do. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 09/12/23 Full Review Eric K Why is it only British actors can't do foreign language accents? Every movie from Britain, especially WWII films, are very hard to watch when, like in Resistance 1942, every supposedly French citizen and German invader speaks with a very strong, not even trying to hide it, British accent. When British actors are in US made films and series they seem to come up with ways to mask their accents. Whether with a marble in the mouth or by training with a speech expert. But this movie again is ruined by most actors whom do not even try to create a French or German accent. Just lazy acting and directing. Especially when one German soldier speaks w\ German accent believably and 5 seconds later a response from another soldier is replied in an extremely heavy British accent. Some great performances ruined in this movie by laziness. The few actors playing German or French that put in great efforts it showed. So does the weak performances. Also, this movie starts somewhere after Nazis took control of France but before liberation. Focusing on hiding Jews (not well hidden or explained why the people are hiding them or even who they are ) and radios. Movie just starts in the middle of some plot we as viewers aren't allowed to be aware of. Leaving viewers wondering WHERE are people going? WHY is the situation happening? WHO are the people in relation to each other, and WHY do people listen to a brief secret radio broadcast not associated with the BBC in England who REALLY broadcast to the French citizens during occupation. Just too many wrongs and ???'s. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 07/18/23 Full Review yant c The movie was outstanding, solid production, I would highly recommend it. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/25/23 Full Review mark e I enjoyed this very much, particularly the tension in the dinner at the end of the film. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review violet e Cary Elwes was surprisingly effective, but the real standout for me was Judd Hirsch and Jason Patric, such great acting from those two. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Phil Hoad Guardian Unfortunately, Matthew Hill and Landon Johnson's timid film fails to fully capitalise on this uncomfortable scenario and misses opportunities elsewhere, instead going big on self-satisfied pieties about fighting the just fight. Rated: 2/5 Jan 6, 2022 Full Review Brian Costello Common Sense Media This is a solid historical drama with a positive message of hope in the midst of despair. Resistance 1942 isn't really saying anything new in the sea of movies about WWII, Nazis, and the resistance to fascism. Rated: 3/5 Dec 14, 2022 Full Review Harvey S. Karten Shockya.com Germans and French speak English. That should warn viewers of the amateurish of the production. Rated: C+ Nov 6, 2022 Full Review Roger Moore Movie Nation Scenes are clunky and disjointed. The dialogue is bad...The performances are adequate in the most tepid sense. Playing caricatures instead of characters is challenging. Rated: 1/4 Nov 5, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis 1942. France is under Nazi control. The Allies have been pushed off the continent and their defeat in North Africa seems likely. Germany's victory is nearly absolute. Under this dark shadow, a man named Jacques (Cary Elwes) uses a radio to broadcast a message of hope. He hides in an attic with his daughter Juliet (Greer Grammer) and a small group of fellow survivors (Judd Hirsch, Mira Furlan), playing a deadly game of cat and mouse with the German occupiers. The world becomes too dangerous when the Gestapo send Captain Klaus Jager (Sebastian Roche) to catch Jacques. As Klaus closes in, Jacques and his small group make a desperate bid to escape their pursuer, trusting themselves to the help of enigmatic Andre (Jason Patric), a Swiss banker. In the end, that trust may turn out to be the very thing that leads the hunter to his prey.
      Director
      Matthew Hill, Landon Johnson
      Executive Producer
      Ray Bouderau, Roderick Flint, Nicholas Gialamas, Tyler W. Konney
      Screenwriter
      Matthew Hill, Landon Johnson
      Production Co
      Slingshot Media Group, Living the Dream Films, Taylor & Dodge
      Genre
      War, History, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Nov 11, 2022
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