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The Last Chance, which brought a striking neo-realist approach to the typical World War II melodrama, was one of the first films to allude to the Holocaust. It was acquired for U.S. distribution by MGM. Remarkably, it is the only screen credit for actors John Hoy (Lt. Halliday) and Ray Reagan (Sgt. Braddock), and only one of two films starring E.G. Morrison (Maj. Telford). The film won the Grand Prize and the International Peace Award at the 1946 Cannes Film Festival, a Golden Globe Award as the Best Film Promoting International Understanding, and was named as one of the 10 Best Films of 1945 by the National Board of Review.
This is a black and white film about escaping a Nazi prison train in war-torn Italy, an American and a British soldier set out for the Swiss border and find themselves leading a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Louis J. Barbier
Good war movie but doesn't stand up to most others. It gives you an idea of what was happening in Italy at end of war.Published 9 months ago by albert