R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.
The title is derived from a quote by Winston Churchill, who in a speech in Parliament in 1940 said, "Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, ... ...
They're afraid they won't be able to put us back in the box when this is over, and it makes them belligerent.
1930s/40s Technicolor cameras needed ridiculously large amounts of artificial light in order to get a good result (hence why most early three colour technicolor films were studio bound). Yet nowhere during the location shoots of this film do we see the huge arc lamps needed for Technicolor filming..
$76,197 (USA) (7 April 2017)
$3,595,841 (USA) (16 June 2017)
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