The Colditz Story

Also Known As

Ceux de Colditz ( Belgium ), Flugtens nat ( Denmark ), La giungla degli implacabili ( Italy ), La grande évasion ( France ), Les indomptables de Colditz ( France ), Mästerrymmarna på Colditz ( Sweden ), Sankareiden vankileiri ( Finland )


The Colditz Story

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John Mills

Pat Reid

Christopher Rhodes

'Mac' McGill

Lionel Jeffries

Harry Tyler

Bryan Forbes

Jimmy Winslow


Colditz castle was used by the Nazis to hold the "bad boys", (those who regularly tried to escape from other camps). At all times the guards outnumbered the prisoners and, because some political prisoners were also held there they were *very* strictly monitored. But if you put all those people in one place and they're all trying to escape, well ...

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Excellent!02 January 2013

This is a brilliant film which really tells the tale of Colditz and life there for the prisoners. The acting is as great as you would expect from such an illustrious cast and I believe from what I've read elsewhere that the film is pretty true to life. Recommended as a good thriller even if... more

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