The Moon Is Down
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The Moon Is Down
In this downbeat drama based on a novel by John Steinbeck (which was also adapted for the stage), German troops invade Norway during WWII, and Nazi forces occupy a small town. Col. Lanser (Cedric Hardwicke), the officer in charge of the occupation, believes that reason and the illusion of cooperation will achieve more than open hostility against the townspeople, and he tries to persuade the city fathers to work with him. However, an anti-Nazi resistance force soon springs into action, and they begin sabotaging German installations and materiel and assassinating Axis officers. Mayor Orden… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film's main problem is that it achieves one of the things it sets out to do: it makes the Norwegians faceless and anonymous."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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