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Age of Heroes (2011)

 -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  20 May 2011 (UK)
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The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.

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Based on the real-life events of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando during World War II this is a story which takes our heroes from the edge of defeat on the beaches of Dunkirk to the mountains of Norway on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines that, if successful, could change the course of the war. Written by comingsoon.net

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The film, about James Bond creator Ian Fleming's "30 Commando Unit" during the Second World War, was partially set in Norway where it shot there at Ålgård, Rogaland. Bond 24 (2015) was under consideration to film in that country too but shooting there was canceled in favor of Austria. Previously, the James Bond film Die Another Day (2002) had utilized Norway as a filming location, with the locales of Spitsbergen, Svalbard and Jostedal Glacier National Park, Luster, Sogn og Fjordane in Norway, for ice cliffs, ice palace environs and the car chase on ice sequence. See more »

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In the final scenes, Bean's Thompson sub machine-gun was firing with the bolt not only not cocked but not moving with each shot. See more »

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Unfortunate undeveloped story and cast
27 June 2011 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

I set out watching this movie with minimal expectations given that many war stories typically revolve similar themes. The beginning of the movie all the way through to the mid sections surprised me with strong character plays and development from Sean Bean and the revolving cast. The story line while not new, managed to capture my attention with good acting and keeping the story on the go.

Unfortunately as it nears towards the end, the story seems to have been "chopped off" with a somewhat quick ending to a nicely built up story. I believe this could have been better done with a proper ending to the story.

Good acting though.


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