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
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The epic story of a world at war. And a boy at play.
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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
[pointing to an electrical transformer tower at the edge of his property
Look! They're coming this way: the Future on the march. I curse you, Volt, Watt and Amp!
Referenced in The 100 Greatest War Films
Begin the Beguine
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Sammi Davis See more