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War Game (2002)

This story follows the lives 3 English boys that fight in World War 1.

Director:

Dave Unwin

Writers:

Michael Foreman (book), Simon Nicholson (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
Iain Jones Iain Jones ... Will (voice)
Adam Godley ... Lacey / Dad (voice)
Tom Wesel Tom Wesel ... German Soldier (voice)
Colin McFarlane ... Little General / King George (voice)
Phil Rowson ... Machine Gunner (voice)
Kate Winslet ... Mum / Annie (voice)
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This story follows the lives 3 English boys that fight in World War 1.

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The aerial dog fight couldn't have taken place in 1914 since both the Fokker Eindekker and machine gun on board airplanes was not seen until 1915. See more »

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Wonderful moving film
29 March 2009 | by matt-2855See all my reviews

This is more than a film about English Vs Germans. The nationality does not matter. Its a film about young men who have the same hopes and dreams caught up in something that is nothing to do with them.

Even though this is a cartoon I found it more moving than other films.

It allows you to get to know the characters and see how they turn from boys to men without loosing their boyish perception of life.

It also gives you an insight to the propaganda at home and albeit very brief insight of what it was like for the families at home.

In a short space of time it really takes you on a fantastic journey with a very moving conclusion.


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English

Release Date:

October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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