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Tumbledown (1988)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, War  |  30 May 1988 (UK)
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Robert Lawrence
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Hugh MacKessac
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Jean Lawrence
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Sophie Martin-Wells
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Christopher Lawrence
Roddy Maude-Roxby ...
George Stubbs
Ann Bell ...
Helen Stubbs
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Louise Stubbs
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Prothero
Tam Dean Burn ...
Sergeant Brodick
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Lumpy
Ian Michie ...
Fraser
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Saltemarsh
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Based on the experiences of Lieutenant Robert Lawrence, M.C..

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Based on the experiences of Lieutenant Robert Lawrence MC. See more »

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[an RAF doctor is giving Robert yet more tests]
Squadron Leader Wentworth: Your father gave me a lesson in military etiquette. I shall give you one. I am called "Sir".
Robert Lawrence: What are you? Squadron Leader? In the Household Division we don't call your rank "Sir".
Squadron Leader Wentworth: Well you can start now, Lawrence.
Robert Lawrence: You're in the Royal Air Force. Are you a flyer?
Squadron Leader Wentworth: No I'm not. I'm a doctor.
Robert Lawrence: [snarls] Well listen, Doctor. Just test this fist. It's just about to give you your first fucking flying lesson!
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A gripping study of the aftermath of war and battle.
9 September 1999 | by (Dundas, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a movie not often shown or seen. It is a gripping study of the aftermath of war and battle. Filmed in a realistic fashion, with dream-like flashback sequences, it keeps the viewer deeply enmeshed in the struggles of the principal hero. It is an adept adaptation of a particular battle fought in the Falkland Islands, 1982. If you are looking for immense battle scenes or action, it will not be found here. Instead brace yourself for a realistic portrayal of the ravages of war, the apathy of governments and personal strength and heroism.


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