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The Relief of Belsen (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 15 October 2007
With the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, safety did not come to its 60,000 prisoners right away. Starring Iain Glen, this award-winning movie recalls the actual events ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Iain Glen ... James Johnston
Nigel Lindsay ... Mervyn Gonin
Jemma Redgrave ... Jean McFarlane
Corin Redgrave ... Glyn Hughes
Tobias Menzies ... Derrick Sington
Oliver Ford Davies ... Martin Lipscomb
Iddo Goldberg ... Emmanuel Fisher
Paul Hilton Paul Hilton ... Leslie Hardman
Frog Stone ... Hadassah Bimko
Simon Paisley Day ... Major Stadler
Henry Pettigrew Henry Pettigrew ... Alexander Paton
Christopher Sloman Christopher Sloman ... Cecil Warren
Vern Griffiths Vern Griffiths ... Richard Dimbleby
Katrine Bach ... Lotti Burns
Erich Redman ... Hans Eckhart
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With the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, safety did not come to its 60,000 prisoners right away. Starring Iain Glen, this award-winning movie recalls the actual events that transpired at Belsen as the British fought typhus, starvation and their own humanity. Brought to you by XiveTV.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 2007 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Quotes

James Johnston: Johnston to Gonin, Johnston to Gonin, over. Gonin, acknowledge! Over.
Mervyn Gonin: This is Gonin. Go ahead. Over.
James Johnston: Abort the evacuation! Repeat, abort the evacuation!
Mervyn Gonin: Abort? Why?
James Johnston: Gonin, acknowledge! Over.
Mervyn Gonin: What the hell's happening?
James Johnston: Just do as I say, Mervyn. Bring the ambulances back.
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My father was part of the ambulance unit at the relief of Belsen
19 April 2014 | by John-stephenson1034See all my reviews

I recall my father telling me a long time ago about his experiences at Belsen. It had such a profound effect on him that he only ever spoke once about it and not even once to my two sisters. From his descriptions, the movie is an accurate representation of the events. The army team involved were true hero's who saved hundreds. This should be compulsory viewing for the schools curriculum as it demonstrates both the depravity of human beings to others and conversely, their humanity. Having visited the site in the 80's I recall the oppressive atmosphere felt in the region, and this was before I was aware of the dreadful events that had taken place there.


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