PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
19 July 2017 | Cameron Clay (criticadelcinema)
7 | A technical masterpiece that is nearly devoid of palpable emotion and compelling characters.
Might as well get right to it, then. At the risk of sounding like a contrarian, I did not love this film. Do I love ...
Of the many destroyers present in Operation Dynamo, the last remaining one is the Polish ORP 'Blyskawica,' a Grom-class destroyer. During Dynamo, 'Blyskawica' was under Royal Navy control, although her crew continued to be Polish. 'Blyskawica' ... ...
Before a ditching or forced landing, a pilot would have been trained to open the canopy to prevent it from jamming because of the impact forces (incidentally, in many cases, pilots taking off from aircraft carriers even left the canopy open just in case they ditched immediately after lifting off). Not only does this not happen in the movie but, in one case, the pilot even opens the canopy and, inexplicably, closes it back before touching down (actually leaves it ajar one inch or two). Predictably, in the second case, the canopy jams, nearly causing the pilot to drown. Further, in this second case, the pilot waves through the opening. However, there would not have been enough of an opening for him to squeeze his forearm through.
There are no opening credits, except for the film's title.
English, French, German
£10,023,720 (UK) (23 July 2017)
$165,422,464 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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