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The Blockhouse (1973)

R | | Drama, War | January 1974 (USA)
During D-day several people become trapped while hiding in a bunker, when heavy shelling collapses it. They have plenty of food and water so they decide to wait for rescuers. And so they wait year, after year, after year.

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During D-day several people become trapped while hiding in a bunker, when heavy shelling collapses it. They have plenty of food and water so they decide to wait for rescuers. And so they wait year, after year, after year.

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A true story of perseverance and survival. See more »

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Opening credits prologue: This is a true story about seven men

Only two will survive

JUNE 1944 D-DAY. See more »

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Referenced in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004) See more »

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Finally Saw It, and it's fantastic!!!
12 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

I consider myself as big a Peter Sellers fan as there is in the world, but this one film had eluded me for years until now...It is one of my favorite of Sellers' performances, and is a very powerful film overall. Highly recommended!


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