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Hanover Street (1979)

Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.

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Major Trumbo
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2nd Lieut. Martin Hyer
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Harry Pike
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Col. Ronald Bart
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Lieut. Wells
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Phyllis
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Elizabeth
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The French Girl
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Storyline

During the Second World War, an American Pilot stationed in England meets a young British nurse during an air raid on London. The two instantly fall in love, despite the fact that the young Nurse is already married; a secret she keeps hidden from her American lover. After being shot down behind enemy lines, while being assigned to ferry a British agent into France, the American pilot realizes that his secret agent cargo is in fact his lover's husband, and that the two must now work together in order to survive. Written by Anthony Hughes <husnock31@hotmail.com>

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13 September 1979 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Guerre et passion  »

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$3,000,000
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the movie, Lesley-Anne Down rushed out of a Piccadilly line tube station called "Hanover Street". In real life there was no such "Hanover Street Station", at least at the time the movie was set. The nearest train station to Hanover Street today is the "Oxford Circus Tube". See more »

Goofs

The Volkswagen Kübelwagen in which the Oberst was driven to headquarters, had license plates marked WH or Wehrmacht Heer for ground forces. As an SS vehicle carrying an Oberst (Colonel), it would not have WH, but the distinctive runes of the SS. See more »

Quotes

Margaret Sellinger: I wish I didn't cry all the damn time.
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Connections

References Sergeant York (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Brown Jug
(uncredited)
Written by Joseph Winner
Arranged by John Barry
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Who bankrolled this film?!?
17 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

First of all Harrison Ford can do no wrong. Please understand that. With that said, read on: This film was directed and shot in such a way that I felt that I was watching a film school final shot by a mediocre student. The dialogue is Spam-stale and the chemistry between Harrison and Lesley-Ann Down is zilch. The first love scene is so poorly shot and edited, my dog could have done a better job in his sleep. Most of the time, you feel that most of the cast is reading cue cards; it's that stiff. The timeline is goofy and the movie jumps around and is pretty unbelievable. Harrison was trying desperately to stretch his acting wings at this point in his career, but the material and dialogue were so limited, you really feel for the actor. But, damn, he's so charming, sexy and likable, it's worth the headache to sit through this abomination just to enjoy Harrison being Harrison.


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