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A powerful reminder of the futility of war

Advantages: Moving story, well acted
Disadvantages: None

I remember reading Vera Brittain’s memoirs back many years ago. I think my mother must have bought the book after the TV dramatization of the book back in 1979 and passed it on to me. I would have been at college at the time with no TV but I do remember ...

Pointress 19.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Testament of Youth (2014) (DVD)

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Testament Of Inspiration

Advantages: great cast, inspiring story
Disadvantages: -

I do love watching films but as well as catching up on all of the new releases, I like to make sure every now and then that I watch some of the older films that I might have missed or not have had a chance to watch. While looking on my Netflix account to ...

ms19 29.01.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Testament of Youth (2014) (DVD)

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Bittersweet & Sentimental, This Is A Haunting Period Drama

Advantages: Very atmospheric, haunting/bittersweet, cinematography, good use of classical music,
Disadvantages: Very sentimental at start, which may put some people off(?) (ie may seem too cringe-y for some)

- Story - Based on the real life memoir of the main character, this film depicts Vera Brittains adolescent years while trying to maintain her studies, as the first world war starts and the love of her life decides to sign up to join other soldier ...

IzzyS 26.03.2017 · Read full review
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If only we could settle wars this way

Advantages: Great acting, good storyline, good football scenes
Disadvantages: Way too long

FILM ONLY REVIEW During the second world war on a prisoner of war camp one of the officers has seen how enthusiastic the prisoners are about football so speak to prisoner Colby about having a small game against the Germans. Colby thinks the idea is cra ...

sewbizzie 10.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Escape To Victory (DVD)

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