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18 Ratings

The Purple Plain

Directed by Robert Parrish
United Kingdom, 1954
Adventure, Drama, War

Synopsis

After losing his bride in a Luftwaffe air raid, bomber pilot Forrester becomes a solitary killing machine, who doesn’t care whether he dies. The reckless Canadian pilot is both admired and feared by the rest of his squadron in World War II Burma.

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The Purple Plain Directed by Robert Parrish

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1955 | 4 nominations including: Best British Actor