Ill Met by Moonlight

Ill Met by Moonlight

British officers conspire with Greek patriots to kidnap a Nazi general and transport him to Egypt.

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Ill Met by Moonlight


War93 Mins1957

With Crete controlled by German Gen. Heinrich Kreipe (Marius Goring), British Maj. Patrick Leigh Fermor (Dirk Bogarde) and Capt. W. Stanley Moss (David Oxley) launch a raid of the island. The Englishmen, backed by rebel forces who've fought against the occupying troops throughout World War II, ambush a Nazi roadblock and seize Kreipe. Charged with the task of transporting their hostage to a British base in Egypt, Fermor and Moss must elude a host of armed Germans intent on freeing Kreipe.


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