This particular salute to Holocaust heroes is a marked improvement over earlier entries in the Showtime-produced RESCUERS series. Both parts of TWO COUPLES exhibit a smoother narrative flow and a fuller depiction of European settings.
In "Aart and Joht Je Vos," Dutch couple Aart Vos (Martin Donovan) and Joht Je Vos (Dana Delany) save Jewish musicians at their wedding. Subsequently, with the aid of a sympathetic cop who signals them about Nazi visits, the couple makes a wartime career of hiding Jews in their home. While Aart
obtains forged identification papers from the Resistance fighters, Joht Je endures house searches by an S.S. Lieutenant. Suspicious but unab...