Shining Through

Shining Through (1992)

He needed to trust her with his secret. She had to trust him with her life.

  • Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
  • Release Date: 1992-01-31
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 188 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Peter V. Miller Investment Corp.
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: David Seltzer
star 6.5/10
From 188 Ratings


Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers to work for Ed spying undercover behind Nazi lines. Assigned to uncover information about a German bomb, Linda also has personal motives to fulfill: discovering the fate of her Jewish family members in Berlin.

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  • Michael Douglas

    as Ed Leland
  • Melanie Griffith

    as Linda Voss
  • Liam Neeson

    as Franze-Otto Dietrich
  • Joely Richardson

    as Margrete Von Eberstein
  • John Gielgud

    as Sunflower
  • Hansi Jochmann

    as Hedda Drescher
  • Mathieu Carrière

    as Von Haefler
  • Thomas Kretschmann

    as Mann in Zürich
  • Constanze Engelbrecht

    as Stafson Von Neest
  • Hans Martin Stier

    as Taxifahrer
  • Michael Gempart

    as Mann in der Kinderstrasse
  • Anthony Walters

    as Dietrich's Son
  • Francis Guinan

    as Andrew Berringer
  • Patrick Winczewski

    as Fishmonger
  • Victoria Shalet

    as Dietrich's Daughter
  • Sheila Allen

    as Olga Leiner, Margrete's Mother
  • Stanley Beard

    as Linda's Father
  • Sylvia Syms

    as Linda's Mother
  • Ronald Nitschke

    as Horst Drescher
  • Peter Flechtner

    as S.S. Officer at Fish Market
  • Alexander Hauff

    as S.S. Officer at Fish Market
  • Renate Cyll

    as Woman in Fish Market
  • Dana Gladstone

    as Street Agitator
  • Lorinne Vozoff

    as Personnel Director
  • Deirdre Harrison

    as USO Singer
  • Wolf Kahler

    as Border Commandant
  • Wolfe Morris

    as Male Translator
  • William Hope

    as Kernohan
  • Nigel Whitmey

    as 1st G.I. in Canteen
  • Rob Freeman

    as 2nd G.I. in Canteen
  • Lisa Orgolini

    as Girl in Canteen
  • Jay Benedict

    as Wisecracker in War Room
  • Klaus Münster

    as Cab Driver
  • Markus Napier

    as S.S. Officer
  • Martin Hoppe

    as German Soldier
  • Fritz Eggert

    as German Soldier
  • Ludwig Haas

    as Hitler
  • Clement von Franckenstein

    as BBC Interviewer
  • Lorelei King

    as Leland's New Secretary
  • Hans Martin Stier

    as Truck Driver
  • Hana Maria Pravda

    as Babysitter
  • Markus Kissling

    as Swiss Border Guard
  • Anna Tzelniker

    as Cleaning Woman
  • Andrzej Borkowski

    as German Refugee
  • Simon De Deney

    as S.S. Man
  • Tusse Silberg

    as Woman Dinner Guest at Drescher's
  • Suzanne Roquette

    as Woman Dinner Guest at Drescher's
  • Roy Alon

    as Cook (uncredited)
  • Juliet Aubrey

    as Brunette at Dance (uncredited)
  • Lucien Morgan

    as Jock (uncredited)
  • Mary Ann Schmidt

    as Women's Air Force Dancer (uncredited)
Directing David Seltzer Director
Writing David Seltzer Screenplay
Writing Susan Isaacs Novel
Sound Michael Kamen Original Music Composer
Camera Jan de Bont Director of Photography
Editing Craig McKay Editor
Production Carol Baum Producer
Production Sandy Gallin Executive Producer
Production Howard Rosenman Producer
Production David Seltzer Executive Producer
Production Nigel Wooll Co-Producer
Production Mary Gail Artz Casting
Production Barbara Cohen Casting
Production Simone Reynolds Casting
Art Anthony Pratt Production Design
Art Desmond Crowe Art Direction
Art Kevin Phipps Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Marit Allen Costume Design
Crew JoAnn M. Laub Post Production Supervisor
Production Denise O'Dell Production Supervisor
Production Arno Ortmair Production Supervisor
Production Kathy Sykes Production Manager
Production Ingrid Windisch Production Supervisor
Production Risa Kes Casting
Production Richard Dunmore Location Manager
Production Rachel Neale Location Manager
Production Heinz Werner Schneider Location Manager
Production Chris Wheeldon Location Manager
Production May Capsaski Production Coordinator
Sound Joseph S. DeBeasi Supervising Music Editor
Production Deborah Harding Production Coordinator
Directing Sally Jones Script Supervisor
Production Gabi Scheiger Production Coordinator
Art Peter Howitt Set Decoration
Crew Greg Powell Stunt Coordinator