Resurrected (film)

Resurrected is a 1989 drama film directed by Paul Greengrass in his directorial debut, written by Martin Allen, and starring David Thewlis. It is based on the story of the British soldier Philip Williams,[1] who is presumed dead and left behind in the Falklands but is accused of desertion when he reappears seven weeks after the Falklands War ends.

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Directed byPaul Greengrass
Produced byAdrian Hughes
Tara Prem
Written byMartin Allen
StarringTom Bell
Rita Tushingham
David Thewlis
Rudi Davies
Music byJohn E. Keane
CinematographyIvan Strasburg
Edited byDan Rae
Distributed byCastle Pictures Ltd.
Hobo Film Enterprises
Release date
  • February 1989 (1989-02)
Running time
97 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Resurrected premiered at the 39th Berlin International Film Festival in February 1989.[2]



  1. ^ Philip Williams with M S Power (1990), Summer Soldier, Bloomsbury London ISBN 0-7475-0598-5.
  2. ^ "Berlinale: 1989 Programme". Retrieved 13 March 2011.

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