Dunkirk (2004)

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A dramatized documentary about the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk in May 1940.

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Director:

Alex Holmes

Writers:

Alex Holmes, Neil McKay, Lisa Osborne

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14 December 2017 | boblin2-1
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| Way better than the 2017 Nolan artsy fartsy version
I watched this dramatization some years back and thought it did an excellent job of telling the real-life story, capturing the desperation of the retreat, case in point, only smoke bombs for one group of soldiers tasked with holding back the German tanks!

Buy it on Blu-ray or DVD if you can find it. Perhaps its also downloadable. Its well worth the time spent watching it.

After watching this re-enactment, I found Nolan's 2017 Dunkirk to be an utter disappointment. It greatly saddened me to see how the Dunkirk story could be so badly told, and more so when I read reviews about how it gives you a sense of what war is like - rubbish. These people really should watch the 2004 Dunkirk dramatization and Saving Private Ryan, and I'd also recommend Schindler's List.

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Documentary | Drama | History | War

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