One Against the Wind Poster

Release Date: 1991

PG|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Based on a true story, this film is set during the Nazi occupation of France during World War II and centers on a British woman named Mary Lindell (Judy Davis). Working for the Red Cross, Lindell secretly smuggles British soldiers stuck behind enemy lines out of the country. Lindell helps downed fighter pilot Maj. James Leggatt (Sam Neill). But once he is smuggled out, Lindell herself is arrested and sent to prison, and eventually to a concentration camp.

Cast: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Denholm Elliott, Anthony Higgins, Christien Anholt, Kate Beckinsale, Frank Middlemass

Director: Larry Elikann

Genres: Historical drama

Keywords: Prison, 1940s, Melodramatic, Love, Emotional, Temptation, Sacrifice, Underdog

Awards

Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Winner Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television