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Lancaster Skies (2019)

Douglas, a broken, solitary, Spitfire Ace, must overcome his past to lead a Lancaster bomber crew in the pivotal aerial war over Berlin, in 1944.

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Credited cast:
Kris Saddler ... Charlie Moore
Rosa Coduri ... Jo
Vin Hawke ... Thomas Mayfield
David Dobson ... George Williams
Jeffrey Mundell ... Douglas Miller
Tom Gordon ... Alfie Hammond
Joanne Gale Joanne Gale ... Kate Hedges
Josh Collins ... Henry Smith
Steven Hooper Steven Hooper ... James Parker
Roger Wentworth ... Peter Hollingsworth
Steve Healey Steve Healey ... Fighter
Eric Flynn Eric Flynn ... Ron Miller
Robert Francis Robert Francis ... AC Daniels
Ben Stacey Ben Stacey ... Soldier
Ed Porter ... Airman
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Douglas, a broken, solitary, Spitfire Ace, must overcome his past to lead a Lancaster bomber crew in the pivotal aerial war over Berlin, in 1944.

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UK

Release Date:

27 February 2019 (UK) See more »

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Our Shining Sword See more »

Filming Locations:

Lincolnshire, England, UK

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£80,000 (estimated)
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Tin Hat Productions See more »
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2.39 : 1
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A reality Check!
2 March 2019 | by aredeverSee all my reviews

"What was it like in the war Dad". Thanks to the advance of time, there can be few veterans of WW2 alive today who can give a true answer to that question. Yes, one can watch Hollywood blockbuster films and get the glamourised version of life on the frontline but 'Hollywood poetic licence' often distorts reality. Lancaster Skies to me was more of a factual documentary than a motion picture. It really gives an insight into life in Bomber Command. The storyline is good, the acting is excellent, there are some awesome shots of Lancasters and a bombing mission at the end of the film is so well done, it makes the question of what was it like wholly redundant. Many thanks to those involved who have created a movie masterpiece on a budget of less than £80,000. Oh, and many, MANY thanks to all who served in Bomber Command during World War 2. Your bravery was - and remains - absolutely inspirational.


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