It Happened Here (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes

It Happened Here (1999)

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This film was made in 1961 by the then 18-year-old Kevin Brownlow. The film depicts what life could have been like in London had the Nazi troops succeeded militarily.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Art House & International , Classics , Drama , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
Lopert Pictures

Cast

Pauline Murray
as Pauline
Sebastian Shaw
as Dr. Richard Fletcher
Bart Allison
as Skipworth
Reginald Marsh
as IA Medical Officer
Nicolette Bernard
as IA Woman Commandant
Stella Kemball
as Nurse Drayton
Fiona Leland
as Helen Fletcher
Miles Halliwell
as IA Political Lecturer
Carol James
as IA Girl
Michael Mellinger
as Announcer
Bill Thomas
as IA Group Leader
John Herrington
as Dr. Westerman
Frank Bennett
as IA Political Leader
Honor Fehrson
as Honor Hutton
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Critic Reviews for It Happened Here

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

A chilling and thought-provoking film because it resists the clichés of Hollywood war movies, where good and evil are often clearly delineated.

Full Review… | July 12, 2010
SFX Magazine

The directors are serious students of the past, and their aim is re-create a fictional past.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Audience Reviews for It Happened Here

A chilling and thought-provoking film because it resists the clichés of Hollywood war movies, where good and evil are often clearly delineated.

Greg Wood
Greg Wood

The sound quality is a bit off, but this is a well made and arresting film about the Nazis conquering Britain.

Sean Chick
Sean Chick

Interesting, if slow, alternate-history of London in WWII. Its narrative strength seems to lie in its choice of main character, an English nurse whose politics are shallow but typically human. We don't see the Nazis through the lens of persecuted Jews or resistance fighters, but instead through the eyes of someone who is nominally apathetic. We're not used to hearing the voice of colluding Brits espousing Nazi ideals, and its insidious drone in daily minutia is chilling.

David Shazbot
David Shazbot

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