|Directed by||Menahem Golan|
|Produced by||Menahem Golan|
|Screenplay by||Menahem Golan
|Based on||The Diaries Of Hanna Senesh
A Great Wind Cometh
by Yoel Palgi
|Music by||Dov Seltzer|
|Edited by||Alain Jakubowicz
|Distributed by||Cannon Films|
|23 November 1988|
|Box office||$139,796 (USA)|
Hanna's War is a 1988 film co-written and directed by Menahem Golan. The film is based on The Diaries Of Hanna Senesh and the biographical novel A Great Wind Cometh by Yoel Palgi. It is a biopic detailing the true story of Hannah Szenes.
Hannah Senesh was a real-life Hungarian Jew who became a martyr to the cause of freedom during World War II. Though safely living in British Mandate Palestine at the start of the war, Hannah volunteers to venture behind enemy lines in Europe knowing that in all likelihood, she will die. She is captured, undergoing horrendous tortures before the Germans execute her.
|Donald Pleasence||Captain Thomas Rosza|
|David Warner||Captain Julian Simon|
|Avi Korein||Eliyahu Golomb|
|John Stride||Dr. Komoly|
|Shimon Finkel||David Ben-Gurion|
DVD and VHS availability
- "Hanna's War Video". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-02-28.
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