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This powerful motion picture is an experience you will never forget. During World War II, a mysterious stranger (Ralph Fiennes) is cared for by British allies unaware of his dangerous past. Yet, as the mystery of his identity is revealed, an incredible ta… View More
Genres Drama, Romance, Adventure, Historical
Director Anthony Minghella
Starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas View More
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Movie Summary

This powerful motion picture is an experience you will never forget. During World War II, a mysterious stranger (Ralph Fiennes) is cared for by British allies unaware of his dangerous past. Yet, as the mystery of his identity is revealed, an incredible tale of passion, intrigue, and adventure unfolds.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Romance, Adventure, Historical
Director Anthony Minghella
Starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas, Naveen Andrews, Colin Firth, Julian Wadham, Lothaire Bluteau, Nino Castelnuovo
Studio Name Lionsgate
Release Date 1996
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
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Running Time 161 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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