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"An excellent production … absolutely spiffing" --Chicago Tribune
Cultures clash in wartime Britain
Four years into World War II, the quiet English village of Market Wetherby is in for a shock--not a German invasion, but the arrival of American servicemen at the new U.S. air base. The newcomers, however, are an altogether different breed. In the opinion of many locals, they’re "overpaid, oversexed, and over here."
Predictably, some of the villagers and "the Yanks" are soon at odds. But others, like local doctor Helen Dereham (Oscar® nominee Susannah York, Tom Jones; They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?) and base commander Major James Kylie (Michael J. Shannon, The Affair), strike up a distinctly warmer relationship. And in a small place like Market Wetherby, few are left untouched by events.
We’ll Meet Again captures the drama of wartime with a mix of nostalgia, romance, and intrigue, played out by a superb international cast.
Top Customer Reviews
The British TV has always been excellent in period television series, war dramatizations, and this is no exception. War nostalgia. It is surpurb, with added interest of half a cast of Americans joining British actors. Brits have the preserved buildings to pull off a period series. They use that to advantage. Beautiful 1943 scenery, costumes, props. This show was actually filmed in the 80s but because of the historical setting, it is a timeless DVD set; classic. Perfect for those with war interest, awesome for those interested in what it was like living in a country waiting to be invaded by Hitler's army. It is something of a cousin series to the more recent homeland war drama of "Foyles War" (a must for all British Drama fans) and "Enemy at the Door" (also good).
WE'LL MEET AGAIN cleverly mixes in actual bomber air strip and bombing raid footage. But much of the action takes place in the village homes and the local pub. Dr. Helen Dereham (by Susannah York) and Maj. Jim Kiley (Michael Shannon) are only two that show the extraordinary work that war leaders had to complete, as well as the struggles romantically of working so closely in life/death living. There's is not the only romance. Plenty of hardship and lives lost. Very believable, although I'm too young to know first-hand, being a Baby Boomer.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Enjoyed this series very much. Have seen it three times now. There are love stores on many levels. Enough war incidents to satisfy my husband. Very good acting. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Maud
Very interesting, it shows in many ways how the English and Americans adjusted and sometime loved each other.I am about half way through. Read morePublished 11 months ago by carole j. scroggins
I liked this very much and will include it in my library of movies. I won't give it away!Published 15 months ago by Quilter
The scenes between Susannah York and Michael J. Shannon were very convincing. Sussanah York was outstanding in her portrayal of a woman doctor conflicted about her feelings for a... Read morePublished on December 21, 2012 by Elizabeth P. Jameson
I ORDERED THE DVD OF WE'LL MEET AGAIN BECAUSE I WAS VERY INTERESTED IN THE SUBJECT MATTER. I WOULD HAVE LIKED TO KNOW HOW OLD THE PROGRAM WAS BEFORE I BOUGHT IT. Read morePublished on October 2, 2012 by MEL
GREAT SHOW. WATCHED IT AS SOON AS RECEIVED. I ENJOYED IT EVERY BIT AS MUCH AS WHEN i ORIGINALLY SAW IT YEARS AGO. A great love story of WWII Great viewingPublished on April 2, 2012 by Robert E. Walters Jr.
I was very disappointed in this film. It's not true to the time period, the characters appear to look more in the eighties than the forties, the film itself is in very bad shape... Read morePublished on February 15, 2012 by Martine Lille