A Town Like Alice

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"A tale of survival."
  • NR
  • 1956
  • 1 hr 56 min
  • 7.2  (1,580)

An English woman who was taken prisoner by the Japanese when she was working in Malaya during World War II returns to the country when she receives a large inheritance. Her intent is to help out the villagers who aided her during the war, but the film flashes back to her time there in the 1940s, when she met Joe, a young soldier from the town of Alice Springs in Australia. Having learned that Joe survived the war and returned to Australia, she travels to Alice Springs to find him. The film is based on the 1950 novel by Nevil Shute.

A Town Like Alice
A Town Like Alice
A Town Like Alice

Trailer - 1 min 31 sec

A Town Like Alice
A Town Like Alice

Trailer - 1 min 23 sec

Description
An English woman who was taken prisoner by the Japanese when she was working in Malaya during World War II returns to the country when she receives a large inheritance. Her intent is to help out the villagers who aided her during the war, but the film flashes back to her time there in the 1940s, when she met Joe, a young soldier from the town of Alice Springs in Australia. Having learned that Joe survived the war and returned to Australia, she travels to Alice Springs to find him. The film is based on the 1950 novel by Nevil Shute.

A Town Like Alice is a 1956 war movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 56 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

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  • Release Date
    1956
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 56 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (1,580)