Varian's War: The Forgotten Hero

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  • Genre(s): Drama War
  • Release year: 2001
  • Running time: 121 min
Varian's War is a 2001 joint Canadian/American/United Kingdom film made-for-television drama. The film was written and directed by Lionel Chetwynd, based on the life and wartime exploits of Varian Fry who saved more than 2,000 Jewish artists from occupied France. read more

Varian's War is a 2001 joint Canadian/American/United Kingdom film made-for-television drama. The film was written and directed by Lionel Chetwynd, based on the life and wartime exploits of Varian Fry who saved more than 2,000 Jewish artists from occupied France. Varian's War stars William Hurt, heading an all-star ensemble cast of Julia Ormond, Matt Craven, Maury Chaykin, Alan Arkin and Lynn Redgrave.

Original Release

04/22/2001

US Release

04/22/2001

Cast

William Hurt Varian Fry
Julia Ormond Miriam Davenport
Matt Craven Beamish
Lionel Chetwynd
Maury Chaykin Marcello
Alan Arkin Freier
Lynn Redgrave Alma Werfel-Mahler
Remy Girard Colonel Joubert (as Remy Girard)
Christopher Heyerdahl Marius Franken
Gloria Carlin Bella Chagall
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lionel Chetwynd

Writers

Lionel Chetwynd

Cast

William Hurt Varian Fry
Julia Ormond Miriam Davenport
Matt Craven Beamish
Lionel Chetwynd
Maury Chaykin Marcello
Alan Arkin Freier
Lynn Redgrave Alma Werfel-Mahler
Remy Girard Colonel Joubert (as Remy Girard)
Christopher Heyerdahl Marius Franken
Gloria Carlin Bella Chagall
Joel Miller Marc Chagall
Vlasta Vrána Franz Werfel
John Dunn-Hill Heinrich Mann
Ted Whittall Harry Bingham
Dorothee Berryman Mme Fanny
Howard Ryshpan Konditorei Owner
Carol Shamy Wife of Konditorei Owner
Harald Winter First Brownshirt
Susan Almgren Eileen Fry (as Susie Almgren)
Barry Blake Drury

Producers

Cis Corman Executive Producer
Barbra Streisand Executive Producer
Prince Edward Executive Producer
Michael Deakin Producer
Danièle Rohrbach Producer
Kevin Tierney Producer

Editors

Denis Papillon

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