Paradise Road
Paradise Road (1997)

Based on the testimony of survivors, this historical drama recounts the WWII heroism of female prisoners of war. (Glenn Close) stars as Adrienne Partiger, a society doyenne who flees Singapore with other expatriate women, mostly the wives… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 13, 2001
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Critic Score: 48% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
Variety

A large cast of gifted actress, including Glenn Close and Frances McDormand, is largely wasted in Beresford's honroable but failed effort to pay tribute to a group of disparate women held captive by the Japanese in WWII.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A triumphant celebration of the human spirit in the face of suffering.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Wahida K
OUTSTANDING!
Mark Abell
An excellent recounting of the horror of surviving a Japanese prisoner of war camp during WWII, that put this viewer in mind of "Playing For Time".… More
Bruce Bruce
How can you give this film anything but 5 Stars. If there is one thing I enjoy about any movie, is the fact that I learned something from it. It is ashamed that… More
Robert Fearon
At times, the grueling pageant of torture and abuse became a bit much for me. Still, Paradise Road is a triumphant celebration of the human spirit in the face… More
Dean McKenna
Incredible true story of a group of Australian, British and Dutch women who were held captive and herded into a brutal prisoner of war camp by Japanese in 1942… More