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Fair Stood the Wind for France

1980. Directed by Martyn Friend.

Returning from a bombing mission in Italy, John Franklin is forced to bring his plane down in occupied France during the Second World War. He is responsible for the safety of his crew and has a badly injured arm. The crew find refuge with a mill owner's family who risk their lives to hide them. The condition of Franklin's arm worsens and he has to remain until he regains his health. Over the following summer months his situation is further complicated by his feelings for Françoise, the mill owner's daughter. As the German patrols close in, his only chance of survival is to escape from France.

Based on the novel Fair Stood the Wind for France.

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