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Above us the Waves

Advantages: good old fashioned Britsh humour
Disadvantages: I really cant think of any

This film has to up there with the classics, because it really is a good bit of cinema. It follows the story of a British crew that attempt to destroy a German warship known as the 'Tirpitz'. They use 1-2 man-operated sub's to carry out there mission. ...

kreff1110 03.07.2007 · Read full review
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In which we serve

Advantages: Region 0 - Will play on any player
Disadvantages: Not many special features

...This is essential viewing for any War film buffs.Based on the true story of H.M.S Torrin and her eventual demise,this is a brilliantly acted and directed movie.The story follows the Torrin from her construction in an English shipyard to her sinking off th ...

morgan1878 13.08.2006 · Read full review
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Courage, Bravery and Ingenuity.

Advantages: Brilliant and Realistic tale of allied POWs courage and ingenuity inside Colditz Caslte.
Disadvantages: No special features - Bit of a shame - But it is an old film.

The Colditz Story (1954) Directed by Guy Hamilton Staring John Mills, Eric Portman, Christopher Rhodes, Lionel Jeffries, Bryan Forbes. Format Black & White, PAL Language English Region Region 2 Aspect Ratio 1.33:1 Number of discs 1 ...

kozy_uk 21.06.2006 · Read full review
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Colditz Story

Advantages: Family film with limited violence
Disadvantages: None

One of the all time great British war films. Sir John Mills plays Pat Reid and the film is based on Pat Reid's real wartime experiences as noted in a couple of published books from the 1940's/50's. As such the events from the arrival of British POWs a ...

mrtimharry 17.10.2007 · Read full review
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Classic desert drama and one of the best films MIlls ever made

Advantages: Lots of action, great performances
Disadvantages: Made on a low budget, a little dated

...bar and downs a glass of beer in about five seconds flat. At one time, they even made it into a beer commercial. Fact is that Ice Cold In Alex is one of the best war films eve ...

bookaddict 18.07.2009 · Read full review
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