Tenth Man, The
Based on the novel of the same name by Graham Greene, this is a story of a French advocate Chavel who, while imprisoned by the Germans during the occupation, trades his material possessions to another prisoner in exchange for his life when condemned to the firing squad. At the end of the war, Chavel, posing as one of the other prisoners, returns to his home which is now occupied by Therese, the sister of the prisoner he traded his possessions to, and who bitterly awaits the return of the man who had indirectly caused the death of her brother. His real identity unknown to Therese, Chavel is invited to stay as a caretaker and to identify Chavel should he return to the house. The relationship between Chavel and Therese develops until one night, someone calling himself Chavel turns up at their doorstep.
|Anthony Hopkins , Kristin Scott Thomas , Derek Jacobi
Golden Globe Awards
1989 NomineeBest Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or a Motion Picture Made for Television
1989 NomineeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
1989 NomineeBest Television Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television