Passchendaele

Passchendaele

 

Plot Summary 

Set during the height of the First World War, PASSCHENDAELE tells the story of Sergeant Michael Dunne (Paul Gross), a soldier who is brutally wounded in France and returns to Calgary emotionally and physically scarred. While in the military hospital in Calgary, he meets Sarah (Caroline Dhavernas), a mysterious and attractive nurse with whom he develops a passionate love. When Sarah's younger asthmatic brother David (Joe Dinicol) signs up to fight in Europe, Michael feels compelled to return to Europe to protect him. Michael and David, like thousands of Canadians, are sent to fight in the third battle of Ypres, a battle against impossible odds, commonly known as 'Passchendaele'. It is a story of passion, courage and dedication, showing the heroism of those that fought in battle, and of the ones that loved them.


Cast & Crew

Actors Paul Gross Director Paul Gross
  Caroline Dhavernas Writer Paul Gross
  Joe Dinicol Producer Paul Gross
      Frank Siricusa
      Francis Damberger
     
Niv Finchman 

Additional Information

Rating 14A Running time 114 minutes
Language English Released 2008

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