Varian's War Movie Review 2001

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Based on the true story of American Varian Fry (Hurt), who is the editor of a foreign affairs publication when he witnesses the Nazi rise in Berlin and decides he must help Europe's Jews despite American neutrality. He heads off to Marseilles where a number of artists and intellectuals wait to escape Vichy France and establishes an underground rescue organization.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 120 minutes.

Cast and Crew

True Stories, Rescue Missions, World War II, France
Lionel Chetwynd
William Hurt, Julia Ormond, Matt Craven, Maury Chaykin, Alan Arkin, Lynn Redgrave, Remy Girard, Chris Heyerdahl, Vlasta Vrana, Gloria Carlin, John Dunn-Hill
Daniel Jobin
Lionel Chetwynd
Neil Smolar
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