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East/West (Est/Ouest)

East/West (Est/Ouest)


Author/Director: Régis Wargnier

MLTC ID: 3206



Media Type: VHS
Language: French


ISBN:
Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0181530/
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June 1946: Stalin invites Russian emigres to return to the motherland.
It's a trap: when a ship-load from France arrives in Odessa, only a
physician and his family are spared execution or prison. He and his
French wife (her passport ripped up) are sent to Kiev. She wants to
return to France immediately; he knows that they are captives and must
watch every step. By chance, she meets a touring French actress and
pleads for help. She also takes a young swimmer under her wing, and
several years later, he makes a bold attempt to escape. Meanwhile, the
KGB is suspicious, and hope for freedom is dim. Patience, her husband's
self control, and her good looks may be their only assets.

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