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The Battle of Culloden (1964)
"Culloden" (original title)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, History, War  |  24 May 1968 (USA)
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A reconstruction of the Battle of Culloden, the last battle to take place on British soil, as if modern TV cameras were present.

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Uncredited cast:
Tony Cosgrove ...
Lieutenant Ward / Field Interviewer (uncredited)
Olivier Espitalier-Noel ...
Don Fairservice ...
English Officer (uncredited)
George McBean ...
Alexander McDonald (uncredited)
Robert Oates ...
Private Alexander Laing (uncredited)
Patrick Watkins ...
Crying Baby (uncredited)
Peter Watkins ...
Field Interviewer (uncredited)
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A reconstruction of the Battle of Culloden, the last battle to take place on British soil, as if modern TV cameras were present.

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Narrator: They've created a desert and have called it "peace".
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Sung by Colin Cater
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Vivid and chilling
27 October 2002 | by (Milwaukie, OR) – See all my reviews

One of the best war films I've ever seen, as powerful as Paths of Glory and Apocalypse Now. Watkins' black-and-white "documentary" looks like it came out of a time warp. "They made a desert and called it peace". I wept. Issued by Time-Life, may be available at your local cult video shop.


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