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The Purple Plain

1954. Directed by Robert Parrish.

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Starring Gregory Peck as Squadron Leader Bill Forrester, 'The Purple Plain' offers the tale of a tortured soul attempting to traverse the rocky battlefields of World War II. Forrester lost his wife during a Nazi attack and slumped into a depression that saw him losing the will to live. But this feeling soon subsides when his plane crash-lands across enemy lines and he becomes responsible for the lives of two other soldiers. Stuck in the Burmese Desert, they face some formidable odds if they wish to survive the ordeal.

Based on the novel, The Purple Plain, by H.E. BAtes, Screenplay by Eric Ambler.

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