The wartime contributions of five prominent Hollywood film directors during World War II are profiled.
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Francis Ford Coppola ...  Himself - Filmmaker 3 episodes, 2017
Guillermo del Toro ...  Himself - Filmmaker 3 episodes, 2017
Paul Greengrass ...  Himself - Filmmaker 3 episodes, 2017
Lawrence Kasdan ...  Himself - Filmmaker / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Steven Spielberg ...  Himself - Filmmaker 3 episodes, 2017
Meryl Streep ...  Narrator 3 episodes, 2017
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Five present-day directors discuss five wartime directors who voluntarily joined WW2 in order to film it: William Wyler (presented by Steven Spielberg), Frank Capra (Guillermo del Toro), George Stevens (Laurence Kasdan), John Ford (Paul Greengrass) and John Huston (Francis Ford Coppola). Narrated by Meryl Streep and written by Mark Harris (adapted from his 2015 book Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War). Written by kiran gill

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They Showed the War to the World.


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31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Cinco que Voltaram See more »

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The 'Five' refers to John Huston, John Ford, Frank Capra, William Wyler and George Stevens. See more »

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6 April 2017 | by zhaolong-soulSee all my reviews

I have never seen any film made by those five directors, and right now I really want to dive into their films especially the ones made after the war.

The documentary shocked me with the cruelty of war and the terrible aftermath and moved me with the engagement of the directors.


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