A semiautobiographical 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.
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When Bill is being chased, the dog is running next to him in the last couple of shots. See more
In all my life nothing ever quite matched the perfect joy of that moment. My school lay in ruins, the river beckoned with the promise of stolen days.
Referenced in Seinfeld: The Stakeout
Prelude No. 4
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