52nd edition

Triple Echo

Fortnight 1973, Feature film,

Synopsis

Set in England during WWII, this drama, also known as Soldiers in Skirts, stars as Alice, a bitter woman whose husband is captured and held as a Japanese prisoner of war. When a wandering soldier, Barton, comes by her farm, she invites him in for tea. They fall in love. In order to remain in the town with Alice and escape the military police who are looking for deserters, Barton disguises himself as a woman. A sergeant, who commands a tank unit, comes to town and makes advances toward Barton, whom he thinks is a woman.

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