After all the women in a remote valley on the Welsh border awaken to find their husbands have left to serve in the covert British Resistance, German occupiers arrive in this alternate-reality thriller set in 1944 where D-Day has failed and the United Kingdom has been invaded by Nazi Germany.
Facing a harsh winter, the women and soldiers find they must co-operate with one another to survive.
Filming location / Set in: Monmouthshire (adapted from a Welsh novel)
Writer: Owen Sheers
Supported by: Ffilm Cymru Wales
Cast: Iwan Rheon, Michael Sheen, Kimberley Nixon
Screenplay: Owen Sheers
Cast: Iwan Rheon, Michael Sheen
Director / Co-Writer: Amit Gupta
Producers: Richard Holmes, Amanda Faber
Production Company: Big Rich Films
Running time: 90 minutes
Format: DVD, DCP
Date: 25th November 2011
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Resistance was screened by Penarth Pier Pavilion as part of the Santes Dwynwen 2016 celebrations.
“Beautifully shot, eloquently acted (by Andrea Riseborough above all) and directed with great emotional reserve by first-timer Amit Gupta.” – The Telegraph