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.
Most of the film focuses on survival rather than heroism, but in the last minute or so, composer Hans Zimmer quotes the main melody from "Nimrod," the 15th variation from Sir Edward Elgar's popular "Enigma Variations". "Nimrod" is an orchestral/band piece ... ...
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A minesweeper marked 'J22' appears during one of the evacuation sequences in the latter portion of the film. While there was really a Royal Navy minesweeper operational at the time with this pennant number, it did not participate in the Dunkirk evacuation.
"The producers would like to thank all the veterans of Operation Dynamo who contributed to the making of this film by sharing their memories and insights from the events of 26th May - 4th June 1940."
English, French, German
$283,950 (Portugal) (20 July 2017)
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