Britons in Battle • War, PG
New airforce recruit Peter Firth takes an instant dislike to his embittered squadron leader, Malcolm McDowell. But as the young pilot experiences the tensions and stresses of warfare, his dislike turns to admiration. Jack Gold directs this First World War drama based on R. C. Sherriff's classic play Journey's End, updating the action from the trenches to the air. Also starring Christopher Plummer and John Gielgud, this stirring war film features excellently photographed aerial dogfight sequences.
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