A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was more of an adventure, a total upheaval of order, restrictions and discipline. The liberating effect of the war on the women left behind. And the joy when Hitler blows up your school. Written by
Colin Tinto <email@example.com>
The epic story of a world at war. And a boy at play.
Did You Know?
When Pauline is standing in front of her newly destroyed house, in the close up shots her hair is flat, but in the distant shots it's noticeably more full. See more
[upon seeing his school blown up by a German rocket earlier in the morning of the first day of the new school year
Thank you, Adolf!
Flat Foot Floogie
Words and music by Slim Gaillard
, Slam Stewart
, and Bud Green
Performed by Benny Goodman See more