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Margaret Sullavan Margaret Sullavan
Freya Roth
James Stewart James Stewart
Martin Breitner
Robert Young Robert Young
Fritz Marberg
Frank Morgan Frank Morgan
Professor Viktor Roth
Robert Stack Robert Stack
Otto Von Rohn
Irene Rich Irene Rich
Mrs. Emilia Roth
William T. Orr William T. Orr
Erich Von Rohn

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Claudine West Claudine West
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A Torrent of Emotion

3 years, 10 months ago at Jan 7 14:02
I try to avoid calling movies underrated or saying “Why is this not more well known?!”, otherwise, I would sound like the most malfunctioning record but as to why The Mortal Storm is not more famous goes beyond just my own personal preferences. The fact that Hollywood’s then biggest studio Metro Goldwyn Mayer would release an anti-Nazi film at a time when the US and Germany were not involved... read more


3 years, 2 months ago at Sep 13 16:17
Elocuent statements on liberty and tolerance within an intense sublime Borzage romance. A pity it doesn't have the violence and real crudeness of those times and places, but it has books in fire.
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The Roth family lead a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930's. When the Nazi's come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.
Release date: 14 June 1940
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