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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Andrea Riseborough
Tommy Wlaschia
Michael Sheen
Kimberley Nixon
Directors
Amit Gupta
Screenwriters
Owen Sheers
Running Time
91 minutes

Resistance
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Plot
Wales, late1944. The Allies invasion of Europe has failed and Britain is now under Nazi occupation. A remote Welsh valley wakes to find its menfolk gone, presumably to join the resistance movement. One of its inhabitants, young wife Sarah (Riseborough), is quickly forced to adjust to life cheek-by-jowl with a squad of German soldiers.


Verdict
A beautiful, elliptical war film with the haunting qualities of a ghost story. Riseborough is terrific and Gupta proves that he's a talent to watch.


Reviewed by Nev Pierce

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