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A Town like Alice (1956)

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21:00-23:00 Thu 10th Jun 2021 140m
BBC4

Synopsis

A Town like Alice (1956) box art As a member of a group of women and children captured by the Japanese army during World War II, British citizen Jean Paget (Virginia McKenna) is forced to endure a long march in search of a women's labor camp. Along the way, she meets a charitable Australian soldier (Peter Finch) who supplies them with much-needed rations -- a man she repays in an unexpected way. Jack Lee directs this gripping drama, based on the novel by Nevil Shute.