DVD - 2017
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Explores the audacious bid to rescue over 400,000 troops from the British Expeditionary Force besieged on the beaches at Dunkirk, which ranks as one of the greatest maritime evacuations in history. Combines contemporary footage and reenactments to tell the story in 3 episodes.
Publisher: [London] : BBC, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: 940.5341 DUNKI
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, stereo, Dolby Digital 2.0, rda
NTSC, rda
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda
Alternative Title: Dunkirk (Television program)


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Jun 24, 2018

A good documentary made in 2001 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation.

Feb 18, 2018

If you are interested in history and specifically the one from the WWII, I strongly recommend this item. Provides you with a lot of information. Very nicely mixed with the real footage. definitely worth the 3 hours spent on it.

Feb 10, 2018

Watched this with someone who saw the movie and his comment was that this was more engaging and felt more realistic than the movie. Given the many bad reenactments this has to be among the best I've seen.

Sep 19, 2017

Not to be confused with the 2017 feature film, this is a 2004 BBC production telling the story of Dunkirk in three episodes, from the perspective of enlisted men and junior officers during the evacuation all the way up to generals and the war cabinet. Numerous well known British actors play the parts of real men throughout, and the story, told in detail, is all narrated by former Bond Timothy Dalton. An interesting counterpoint to Christopher Nolan's film.

Sep 10, 2017

Excellent cinematography but editing wanting: major scene injected night shot, in error.

Aug 04, 2017

This movie JUST came out. I JUST spent $15 to go see it at the movies, and two days later I learn a recently released movie is free at the library.?? Yes, I will watch it again. The movie was very good if you are interested in history.

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