R | | Documentary, History, War
A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.
Premiered at the 2018 London Film Festival in the presence of Prince William. Copies were sent to schools in the UK on the same day.
Several shots of tanks appear in the film, both Mark V (Mark Five) and Mark V* (Mark Five Star). They have been coloured green. In reality, tanks of these types were painted "a neutral brown colour". See the article by the British Tank Museum which states that. "Surrendering to the inevitable, towards the end of 1916 it was ordered that the tanks should be painted in a 'neutral brown colour' all over." The staff at the Museum told me they were surprised that the filmmakers didn't consult them.
"Filmed on location on the Western Front, 1914 to 1918"
$14,271,347 (USA) (14 February 2019)
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