Twist of Fate


2h 1989

Brief Synopsis

A two-part miniseries about an S.S. engineer who, in the waning days of the Third Reich, undergoes plastic surgery and becomes a concentration-camp prisoner to avoid prosecution as a war criminal. In an ironic twist of fate, he is shipped to the wrong camp and forced to live with those he has victim

Film Details

Also Known As
Pursuit
Release Date
1989
Production Company
NBC Entertainment
Location
Zadar, Yugoslavia; Zagreb, Yugoslavia

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

A two-part miniseries about an S.S. engineer who, in the waning days of the Third Reich, undergoes plastic surgery and becomes a concentration-camp prisoner to avoid prosecution as a war criminal. In an ironic twist of fate, he is shipped to the wrong camp and forced to live with those he has victimized, where he learns to respect them. After the war, he becomes involved in the founding of Israel, marries and fathers a son, who eventually stumbles across his identity 20 years later.

Film Details

Also Known As
Pursuit
Release Date
1989
Production Company
NBC Entertainment
Location
Zadar, Yugoslavia; Zagreb, Yugoslavia

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 8, 1989

Aired in United States January 9, 1989

Previous title: "Pursuit."

Began shooting August 23, 1988.

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