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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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possibly one of the best films i have ever seen
29 April 2001 | by (Liverpool, England) – See all my reviews

I have seen this film only the one time about 25 years ago, and to this day I have always told people it is probably the best film I have ever seen. Considering there was no verbal dialogue and only thought dialogue i found the film to be enthralling and I even found myself holding my breath so as not to make any sound. I would highly recomend this film, I wish it was available on DVD.


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