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Forty-Ninth Parallel / The Invaders / 49th Parallel

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Tookey's Rating
6 /10
Average Rating
7.50 /10
Eric Portman , Laurence Olivier , Anton Walbrook
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Directed by: Michael Powell
Written by: Emeric Pressburger, Rodney Ackland from Emeric Pressburger's story

Released: 1941
Genre: DRAMA
Origin: GB
Length: 105

U-boat commander (Eric Portman, pictured) stranded in Canada with some of his men encounters various people who teach him lessons about peace, democracy, freedom, etc.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Preachy, picaresque wartime melodrama by Powell and Pressburger, making the most of a strong cast.

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