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The Long Day's Dying (1968)

Approved | | Drama, War | 28 May 1968 (USA)
The saga of three British soldiers and their German captive as they trek through the European countryside. Based on the novel by Alan White.

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The saga of three British soldiers and their German captive as they trek through the European countryside. Based on the novel by Alan White.

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This was produced on a deceptively low budget. Prodicer Michael Deeley on his memoirs says that it cost between £150,000 and £200,000. See more »

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Extremely suspenseful realistic war movie !
10 September 2001 | by (Laval, Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

Surprise, it was released on Historia (French counterpart of the History Channel) Of course it was dubbed in French, but it did not lose any of its suspense, almost claustrophobic atmosphere. The paratroopers were third-dimensional in character and even the German prisoner seemed believable ! Not the all good for our side and all bad for the enemy kind of script ! Excellent ! Would compete well with today's movies like Pearl Harbour, etc. etc. !


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