A voice in the wind

After making his way to Lisbon, he hides on a fishing boat owned by Angelo and his brothers, which embarks shortly thereafter and carries him to the island of Guadalupe.

Hoffman, his wife Anna, and their invalid charge, Marya Volny.

In the fog of his unhinged brain, Volny fails to remember his own name and identity, and is thus dubbed El Hombre. Plot[ edit ] Jan Foley Ledereran amnesiac Czech pianist, is a victim of Nazi torture for playing a banned song. They stipulate, however, that "The Moldau," a much-loved patriotic symphony written by Bedrich Smetana, be excluded from the concert.

When the Hoffmans come looking for Marya, El Hombre retreats into the shadows. His entreaties echo the words spoken to him by Marya at the time of their separation in Czechoslovakia, affirming her certainty that he will one day come for her. Carried away by the beauty of the music, Volny ends his concert with a four-minute paraphrase of the famed symphony.

The demented El Hombre takes the warning as a sign to destroy the fishing boat owned by his compassionate employer Angelo. As the brothers argue, Luigi stabs Angelo with an ice pick. Living under a new identity on the island of French-governed GuadalupeJan tries to recall his past life while working for refugee smuggler Angelo Alexander Granach.

Among them dwells a brooding, sinister man known only as "El Hombre," whose memory was destroyed by the brutality of the Nazis. After finishing the piece, El Hombre reads a notice from the governor, warning refugees about "murder boats" that will promise them asylum in the U.

Realizing that his act will draw the wrath of the Nazis and that his wife, Marya, will also suffer at the hands of their oppressors, Volny arranges for the Hoffmans to smuggle her out of the country, but before he can escape himself, he is captured and subjected to unspeakable violence, which deranges him.

El Hombre finds her there, and as he fingers the crucifix encircling her neck, his memory begins to return. En route to a concentration camp, Volny overpowers his guards and escapes.

One evening, as El Hombre sits trance-like at the piano and plays a somber melody, his music drifts into the room inhabited by other refugees, Dr.Dec 24,  · *PLEASE READ*!!! All rights belong to two steps from hell and the films as follows: One night with the King The eagle Troy Roman Mysteries Tristan and Isolde.

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Mar 03,  · A concert pianist has lost his memory, the result of his being arrested and tortured by the Nazis during the war for playing a banned song.

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