The One That Got Away
The One That Got Away (2012)

This is the dramatic true story of Franz Von Werra, the only German prisoner-of-war in Britain to escape and return to his homeland. During the Battle of Britain, his plane is hit and it plunges down onto British soil. Even though the pilot… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 13, 2008
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The Brits seem to be in a generous mood acknowledging the dashing heroic feats of their black leather jacket wearing fair-haired pilot prisoner.

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Shane Burridge
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Stays on its toes the whole time.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...a top-notch suspense thriller, with fine acting from everyone involved but especially from Hardy Kruger, who holds it all together splendidly.

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Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The German POW character played by Hardy Kruger is not terribly different from Steve McQueen's star-making role in The Great Escape - the dedicated escape artist who singlemindedly focuses on getting out of enemy clutches.

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