Act of Reprisal (1965)

Genres - Drama, Romance, War  |   Sub-Genres - War Drama  |   Run Time - 87 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Act of Reprisal is a somewhat obscure wartime drama. Hollywood actress Ina Balin plays a patriotic Cypriot. Future "Sherlock Holmes" Jeremy Brett costars as British a officer. Despite major differences in political ideology, Balin and Brett fall in love. The film's resemblance to Romeo and Juliet is especially pronounced in the final reels, as tragedy seems unavoidable. Act of Reprisal was lensed on location in black and white.

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war, Britain, civil-war, discrimination, Greece, love, officer, tragic-love