In Love and War (2001)


In Love and War is a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie, directed by John Kent Harrison. It is based on the 1971 book Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby.

Also known as Hallmark Hall of Fame: In Love and War (#51.1) (anthology series, US) and Love and War in the Appenines (working title, US).

Refer to In Love and War (1958), (1987), (1996), (2011), and (2018).


Based on a true story, a British soldier stranded in enemy territory during WWII falls in love with a local Italian girl. But with the Germans advancing, the war that brought them together could now separate them forever.


  • Callum Blue as Eric Newby.
  • Barbora Bobuľová as Wanda.
  • Roberto Nobile as Wanda’s Father.
  • Madlena Nedeva as Wanda’s Mother.
  • Oreste Rotundo as the Doctor.
  • Peter Bowles as Melville.
  • Nick Reding as James.
  • John Warnaby as Feathers.
  • Toby Jones as Bolo.
  • Robert Weatherby as Butler.
  • Nicholas Gallagher as Duffy.
  • Mark Whiteley as Bob.
  • Maurizio Donadoni as Vincenzo.
  • Rosa Pianeta as Rosa.
  • Bianca Nappi as Dolores.
  • Emanuela Macchniz as Bianca.
  • Silvia De Santis as Valeria.
  • Giorgio Cantarini as Slavko.
  • Nicola Pannelli as Maurizio.
  • Marco Quaglia as Giuseppe.
  • Massimo Sarchielli as Merily.
  • Orazio Stracuzzi as Baruffa.
  • Rosa Di Brigida as Mrs. Baruffa.
  • Franco Ravera as Osvaldo.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • John Kent Harrison.
  • Producer(s):
    • Andrew Gottlieb … supervising producer.
    • Giovanni Lovatelli … line producer.
    • Brent Shields … producer.
    • Richard Welsh … executive producer.
  • Writer(s):
    • Eric Newby (book).
    • John Mortimer (teleplay).
  • Music:
    • Nicola Piovani.
  • Cinematography:
    • Giovanni Fiore Coltellacci … director of photography.
  • Editor(s):
    • Michael D. Ornstein … (as Michael Ornstein).
  • Production:
    • Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions.
  • Distributor(s):
    • CBS (2001) (USA) (TV) (original airing).
  • Release Date: 18 November 2001 (US).
  • Rating: 15.
  • Running Time: 90 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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