The Last Chance

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  • Genre(s): Drama War
  • Release year: 1945
  • Running time: 113 min
The Last Chance (German: Die letzte Chance) is a 1945 Swiss war film directed by Leopold Lindtberg. It was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival and won the Grand Prize of the Festival (the Golden Palm). The film was selected for screening as part... read more
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The Last Chance (German: Die letzte Chance) is a 1945 Swiss war film directed by Leopold Lindtberg. It was entered into the 1946 Cannes Film Festival and won the Grand Prize of the Festival (the Golden Palm). The film was selected for screening as part of the Cannes Classics section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

Original Release

05/26/1945

US Release

11/27/1945

Cast

Ewart G. Morrison British Maj. Telford / Major Telford
John Hoy British Lieutenant John Halliday / British Lt. John Halliday
Ray Reagan US Sergeant James 'Jim' Braddock / US Sgt. James 'Jim' Braddock
Luisa Rossi Tonina
Giuseppe Galeati Wagon Driver / Carrier
Romano Calò The Priest / Priest
Leopold Biberti
Sigfrit Steiner Swiss Military Doctor / Military doctor
Emil Gerber Rüedi - Frontier guard
Therese Giehse Frau Wittels
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Leopold Lindtberg

Writers

Elizabeth Montagu, Leopold Lindtberg, Richard Schweizer, David Wechsler, Alberto Barberis

Cast

Ewart G. Morrison British Maj. Telford / Major Telford
John Hoy British Lieutenant John Halliday / British Lt. John Halliday
Ray Reagan US Sergeant James 'Jim' Braddock / US Sgt. James 'Jim' Braddock
Luisa Rossi Tonina
Giuseppe Galeati Wagon Driver / Carrier
Romano Calò The Priest / Priest
Leopold Biberti
Sigfrit Steiner Swiss Military Doctor / Military doctor
Emil Gerber Rüedi - Frontier guard
Therese Giehse Frau Wittels
Robert Schwarz Bernhard - Frau Wittels' son
Germaine Tournier Madame Monnier
Berthe Sakhnowsky Chanele - Sokolowski's niece
Jean Martin Dutchman
Carlo Romatko
Keye Chang 1st Mate
Tino Erler
Maurice Sakhnowsky Hillel Sokolowski
Gertrud ten Cate Dutchwoman
Renata Italiani Giuseppe's mother

Producers

Editors

Hermann Haller

1947 Golden Globe Best Film Promoting International Understanding Won
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