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Against the Wind

(1948)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Action, Drama, War | 1h 36min |
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| Stars: Robert Beatty, Simone Signoret, Jack Warner | Director: Charles Crichton

In London during World War II, men and women are trained as saboteurs, and one of them is a traitor

They played macabre jokes – lively but deadly.

Cast (25)

Robert Beatty
Father Philip
Simone Signoret
Michèle
Main title from Train of Events (1949) featuring Jack Warner
Cronk
Gordon Jackson
Duncan
Paul Dupuis
Picquart
Gisèle Préville
Julie
Lou (John Slater) in overcoat, tie and hat in a scene from It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
Emile Meyer
Peter Illing
Andrew
James Robertson Justice
Ackerman
Sybille Binder
Florence Malou
Hélène Hansen
Marie Berlot
Gilbert Davis
Commandant
Andrew Blackett
Frankie
Arthur Lawrence
Verreker
Eugene Deckers
Marcel Van Hecke
Leo de Pokorny
Balthasar
Rory MacDermot
Carey
Kenneth Villiers
Lewis
Kenneth Hyde
Capt Parker
Olaf Olsen
German Officer
Philo Hauser
Joseph
Martin Bradley
Capt Rich
Sheila Carty
Bridie
Margot Lassner
Madame Meyer
Guy Deghy
German Sergeant Major
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Reviews

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Thoughtful, well-made spy thriller with good performances; but a bit dour. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from Against the Wind (1948) (5)

Production

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Charles Crichton
Director
Michael Balcon
Producer
J Elder Wills
Writer (story)
Michael Pertwee
Writer (adaptation)

Companies

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Ealing Studios
Production company
General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company