In Our Time (1944) - Rotten Tomatoes

In Our Time (1944)

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More a romantic melodrama than the uplifting propaganda piece the producers perhaps envisioned, In Our Time stars Ida Lupino as Jennifer Whittredge, a young antique buyer marrying a Polish count, Stephan Orvid (Paul Henried), after a whirlwind romance in a Warsaw at the brink of World War II. The count's old-fashioned family in general and his aristocratic uncle (Victor Francen) in particular resist the union, but Jennifer brings a breath of fresh air and a sense of good Anglo-Saxon values into the stagnant rooms of the Orvid estate and soon the farm is prosperous once again. When the German military might finally enters Poland, Jennifer and Stephan join the country's scorched earth defense by burning both their property and are soon among the refugees waiting for the day when Poland is once again free from Fascism.

Cast

Paul Henreid
as Count Stefan Orwid
Ida Lupino
as Jennifer Whittredge
Nancy Coleman
as Janina Orwid
Mary Boland
as Mrs. Bromley
Victor Francen
as Count Pavel Orvid
Alla Nazimova
as Zofya Orvid
Michael Chekhov
as Uncle Leopold
Marek Windheim
as Antique Dealer
Wolfgang Zilzer
as Father Josef
Leonid Snegoff
as Conductor
Shimen Ruskin
as Bartender
Max Willenz
as Headwaiter
Mary Landa
as Flower Girl
Alex Akimoff
as Wine Seller
Frank Reicher
as Count Jarsky
Michael Visaroff
as Dr. Kowalik
Sylvia Arslan
as Nanetchka
Sonia Levkova
as Graffina's Daughter
Mici Goty
as Graffina
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Critic Reviews for In Our Time

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Much of it is too purely domestic, and some of it suggests a blunted, insensitive imitation of Chekhov.

February 27, 2018 | Full Review…

An admirable performance. [Full review in Spanish]

September 16, 2019 | Full Review…

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