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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The epic story of a world at war. And a boy at play.
Did You Know?
The film's title is a shortening of the title of the flag-waving patriotic 1902 nationalist British song, "Land of Hope and Glory", music composed by Edward Elgar
and lyrics by Arthur C. Benson. See more
Not only is the string quartet not actually playing the music, but the Mozart serenade in G K.525 (Eine kleine Nachtmusik) is scored for five instruments, not four. See more
Ohhh, it's only a house...a ghastly one at that. They should all be burned and bombed and the builder hanged.
Referenced in Seinfeld: The Stakeout
The White Cliffs of Dover
Written by Walter Kent
and Nat Burton See more