Wallenberg: A Hero's Story Poster

Release Date: 1985

Not Yet Rated|3 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Raoul Wallenberg (Richard Chamberlain) is a Swedish college student who mocks the lethal politics of Adolph Hitler, to the chagrin of his society matron mother (Bibi Andersson). Wallenberg joins the Swedish diplomatic core and with various allies, including a German baroness (Alice Krige), risks his life and reputation to become instrumental in protecting Jews in Budapest, Hungary, from the Nazis. Though his bravery and heroism saves thousands, Wallenberg himself faces an uncertain fate.

Cast: Richard Chamberlain, Alice Krige, Bibi Andersson

Director: Lamont Johnson

Genres: Docudrama, War, Biography

Keywords: Inspiring, Sacrifice, Suspenseful, 1930s, Rescue, 1940s


Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special
Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Nominated Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie