ENEMY AT THE DOOR was a British television series with a short life, but one that is long remembered. The groundbreaking 1978 series portrayed the fear and confusion felt by the Channel Islands during the Nazi occupation in WWII. Using archival footage and a 1940s cinematographic style, the drama utilizes both harsh realism and stylized filmmaking techniques. The gifted cast includes Alfred Burke and Simon Cadell.
After Nazi Germany invades the British Channel Islands in the summer of 1940, occupiers and occupied settle into an uneasy coexistence. But when does cooperation become collaboration' What if passion battles against restraint' Alfred Burke and Bernard Horsfall star in a gripping British drama series that explores the stresses and strains, loyalties and loves of civilians and soldiers alike. Seen on Public Television, new to DVD.
British Television |
Great Britain |
World War II |