Keyword: 1942

Railway Man

The Railway Man (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
When Japanese forces overrun Singapore in 1942, thousands of soldiers are taken prisoner. Eric Lomax, a 21-year-old engineer and railway enthusiast, is sent to work on the construction of the notorious Death Railway in Thailand, where Eric witnesses unimaginable suffering and is tortured for building a secret radio. After the war, he returns home, haunted by the face of one young Japanese officer...
Canopy

Canopy (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 08/28/2014
Singapore, February 9, 1942. The Japanese invasion is underway. Jim, an Australian fighter pilot, wakes up dangling from a tree by his parachute strings somewhere in the middle of a vast jungle overrun by hostile forces. As night devours day, he forges into the danger he must navigate in search of sanctuary when he encounters a Singapore-Chinese resistance fighter, Seng, who, injured and...
Last Metro

The Last Metro (1981)

Rated: PG Runtime: 131 minutes Release date: 02/18/1981
Violette

Violette (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
Violette Leduc, born as an illegitimate child at the eve of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in St-Germain-des-Prés in the years following World War II. An intense, lifelong relationship between the two women begins: For Violette it's a quest for freedom through writing and for Simone, an established writer, she believes in Violette and thinks she is dealing with the fate of an...
Stalingrad

Stalingrad (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 135 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
It is 1942. The Soviet army plans to mount a counter-attack on the Nazi forces that occupy half of Stalingrad on the other side of river Volga. But the operation to cross the river is unsuccessful. A few soldiers who managed to get to the other side take refuge in a house on the bank of Volga. Here they find a girl who did not escape when the Germans came.