Synopsis by Matthew Tobey
Spanning over six and a half hours, this U.K. television movie chronicles the harrowing experiences of the citizens of the Channel Islands during World War II. Produced for Masterpiece Theatre, Island at War is a fictionalized account of the five years spent under Nazi rule by the British inhabitants of St. Gregory island, a stand-in for the real islands that were subjected to the occupation. Directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan and Peter Lydon, the film stars James Wilby and Clare Holman.
Britain, invasion, Nazi, occupation [military]