Paradise Road

– Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Austra..

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Movie
Rating:
6.80 / 10
Duration:
2 Hours and 2 Minutes
Release Year:
1997
Paradise Road
Paradise Road (1997)

Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, Frances McDormand as the brash Dr. Verstak, Pauline Collins as missionary Margaret Drummond (based on missionary Margaret Dryburgh), Julianna Margulies as American socialite Topsy Merritt, Jennifer Ehle as British doyenne and model Rosemary Leighton Jones, Cate Blanchett as Australian nurse Susan McCarthy and Elizabeth Spriggs as dowager Imogene Roberts. Basing his picture on real events, Bruce Beresford tells the story of a vocal orchestra created by the women in a Japanese P.O.W. camp, a classic survivors' tale extolling women's ability to survive hardship and atrocity through perseverance, solidarity and creativity.

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Paradise Road (1997) - Trailer

Release Date:

11 Apr 1997

Language:

English, Japanese, Dutch, Malay

MPAA Content-Rating:
R – Restricted

Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.

Paradise Road

Paradise Road
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Plot:

The group of women from different countries and social levels are prisoners in a Japanese POW camp, where one of them, Adrienne, who is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, organizes a vocal band in spite of their guards resistance.

Awards:

1 win & 6 nominations.

Ratings:
Internet Movie Database:
6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes:
48%
Metacritic:
48%

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