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Straggler of '45 (2011)

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Based on a short story by Sherlock Holmes author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Straggler of 45 deals with legacy and death, while taking a look at the changing landscape and opinion of armed conflict.

Director:

James Adkin

Writer:

Ewen Glass

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Cast

Credited cast:
Freya Berry Freya Berry ... Norah
Lee Campbell Lee Campbell ... British Soldier
Daniel Caren ... Young Brewster
Spencer Conquest Spencer Conquest ... German Soldier
Andrew Dines Andrew Dines ... British Soldier
Mark Hathaway Mark Hathaway ... British Soldier
Keith Hawkins Keith Hawkins ... British Soldier
Adrian Hill Adrian Hill ... German Soldier
Gary Hurley Gary Hurley ... German Soldier
Ben Lee Ben Lee ... British Soldier
Ben Loyd-Holmes ... Sergeant McDonald
Lawrence O'Connor Lawrence O'Connor ... Dr. Morrison
Mark Ovens Mark Ovens ... German Soldier
Glen Rapley Glen Rapley ... German Soldier
Colin Reilly Colin Reilly ... British Soldier
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Storyline

Set in 2001 A decorated war veteran, facing the last days of his long life in a tiny house in the east end, takes solace in the visit of a soldier who has recently served in Afghanistan. A human connection with his grand-niece who comes to look after him and the reliving of his glory days eases him into death, finally to reunite with his fallen comrades. Based on a short story by Sherlock Holmes author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Straggler of 45 deals with legacy and death, while taking a look at the changing landscape and opinion of armed conflict. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Short | Action | Drama | War

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 2012 (France) See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Production Co:

Virtus Productions See more »
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Trivia

During the battle scenes, an estimated 400 rounds of ammunition were fired by the actors - Despite the temperature being an estimated -10! See more »

Quotes

Brewster: If I'm called son, you won't begrudge me a flag and a firing party will you. I'm not a civilian, I'm the last of my regiment
Sergeant McDonald: I don't have the authority, the Colonel does, I know he admires what you've done
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