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Drama History Rated: 18+ (R)19972h 2mOn: Rent or Buy Only Tags: Prison War World War II Country: Australia 

Paradise Road is a 1997 film which tells the story of a group of English, American, Dutch and Australian women who are imprisoned in Sumatra during World War II. It was directed by Bruce Beresford and stars Glenn Close as beatific Adrienne Pargiter, Frances McDormand as the brash Dr. Verstak, Pauline Collins as missionary Margaret Drummond (based on missionary Margaret Dryburgh), Julianna Margulies as American socialite Topsy Merritt, Jennifer Ehle as British doyenne and model Rosemary Leighton Jones, Cate Blanchett as Australian nurse Susan McCarthy and Elizabeth Spriggs as dowager Imogene Roberts. Basing his picture on real events, Bruce Beresford tells the story of a vocal orchestra created by the women in a Japanese P.O.W. camp, a classic survivors' tale extolling women's ability to survive hardship and atrocity through perseverance, solidarity and creativity.Paradise Road featuring Glenn Close and Frances McDormand is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 1 other. It's a drama and history movie with a less than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 48% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (5,020 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 1 other).

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#11,062 Ranked Movie

#334 Ranked in Prison Movies

#379 Ranked in World War II Movies

#714 Ranked in War Movies

Paradise Road has a less than average Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 48% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (5,020 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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