The Miracle at Dunkirk is one of my favorite historical events. It never ceases to blow my mind how Churchill just got on the radio and asked civilians to bring their boats into a war zone–and they did. 594 more words
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Dunkirk is based on the true life World War 11 battle and subsequent evacuation of the British troops. We follow three particular storylines – the soldiers on the beach who are waiting to be evacuated, a father and son setting out to Dunkirk on their small boat so they can help with the rescue and finally a trio of spitfire pilots, who are trying to reach Dunkirk to lend air support. 171 more words
Recommendation of YES
Summary: The film tells a triptych of stories on land, sea and air about the successful military retreat of Dunkirk.
A friend of mine was confused as to the relative brevity of Dunkirk (a zippy 106 minutes) having expected it to be 2h 30 min as all modern blockbusters are somehow required to be. 781 more words