The Captive Heart

TitleThe Captive Heart
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1946
AuthorsDearden, Basil
Running Time86 min
Date Released1946
DistributorGFD
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

A tale of stolen identity and love during World War II. A Czech officer escapes Dachau and assumes the identity of a dead British officer, only to be captured after the Fall of France as a prisoner of war. To keep him safe, a senior British officer orders him to maintain the ruse by writing to the fallen soldier's wife. The two fall in love.

Cast

Michael Redgrave

Rachel Kempson

Credits

Ealing Studios

produced by Michael Balcon

directed by Basil Dearden

screenplay by Angus MacPhail and Guy Morgan

Genre

War, Drama

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