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East/West (Est/Ouest)

Library Resource
Type: 
VHS
Author/Director: 
Régis Wargnier
Language: 
French
Description: 

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.

MLTC ID:: 
3206