A Brush with the Enemy
A forged painting is unwittingly bought by an ex-Nazi with a grudge against the artist.
He's out for a very personal revenge that brings about his own destruction at the hands of two World War Two aircrew who reunite and mount a rescue. More
Artist Yvette Dufour fakes works of art. She’s good at it.
Ex-Nazi, Rutger Dahl a collector of Fine Art knows a forgery when he sees one. And he’s looking at one his aide collected from a Paris dealer. The original would have been the Dahl Foundation’s latest acquisition. He’s out a cool $100,000 and looking for revenge and hunts down the dealer and an oblivious Yvette.
Dahl finds their paths have crossed in World War 2 France when he orchestrated a raid on her family home.
Found to be a collaborator with the Allies and facing certain death, Yvette in a struggle hit him with a poker that cost him his right eye. She escaped his clutches then, but this time it’s different. He abducts and incarcerates Yvette. Her future looks bleak until she smuggles a message out. But with her disappearance logged as no more than a missing person by the authorities nothing happens. Desperate for help, her sister enlists the help of two ex-servicemen their family sheltered in the war. One well-connected American and one Brit.
With tacit assistance from the CIA, British Intelligence and the hands-on help of Mossad they stage their own rescue mission.
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