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The Long Day's Dying (1968)

Approved  |   |  Drama, War  |  28 May 1968 (USA)
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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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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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Interesting rarely seen film that should have received a wider audience.
6 June 1999 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is an unusual war film, about three british Paratroopers behind german lines in WW2. It is a long time since I have seen it, but it remains quite vivid as it wavered between an ultra realistic portrayal of the action and a strange telepathic connection between the characters. It has never been released on video, which is a pity, as it should have some recognition amongst cult film fans.


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