Spike Milligan and his friends decide to go to occupied France to silence a large German gun that is firing across the channel. They bumble though encounters with Germans and the French ... See full summary »
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Spike Milligan and his friends decide to go to occupied France to silence a large German gun that is firing across the channel. They bumble though encounters with Germans and the French resistance fighters, travelling around by train and bicycle. Written by
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Invasion Quartet has all the attributes of a cult classic, superb writing by an Oscar winning scriptwriter (John Briley) excellent direction from Jay Lewis whose light hand tempts superb erformances from a good spread of fine actors, many at their peak. This movie requires its audience to have an appreciation of a very British type of humour, like the Goons, Monty Python, Sykes and up to the more modern genius of Ricky Gervais. Spike Milligan leads the cast and audience down madness way with his inimitable humour in this brilliant, laid back, comedic precursor to 'The Guns of Naverone'. Bill Travers is an officer who takes three oddballs to wartime France to blow up a huge gun that is threatening England. Their 'invasion' of German held France is more of a Cooks tour than D Day as they wander around occupied territory searching for their target. John Le Mesurier, Eric Sykes, John Wood and other faces familiar to fans of British film from the period will light up your evening. Black and White.
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