Overlord

Overlord

Director: Stuart Cooper

Cast: Brian Stirner, Davyd Harries, Nicholas Ball

     
 

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Generous doses of newsreel footage highlight this British wartime drama. Tom (Brian Stirner) is a typical 18-year-old Briton who goes into military service early in 1944. The film follows the protagonist through the rigors of training and the shock of his first battle.See more details below

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Overview

Generous doses of newsreel footage highlight this British wartime drama. Tom (Brian Stirner) is a typical 18-year-old Briton who goes into military service early in 1944. The film follows the protagonist through the rigors of training and the shock of his first battle.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/13/2014
UPC:
0715515115810
Original Release:
1975
Rating:
NR
Source:
Criterion
Region Code:
A
Presentation:
[B&W]
Time:
1:24:00
Sales rank:
8,077

Special Features

Audio commentary featuring Cooper and actor Brian Stirner; Mining The Archive, a 2007 piece featuring archivists from london's imperial war museum detailing the footage used in the film; Capa Influences Cooper, a 2007 photo essay featuring Cooper on photographer Robert Capa; Camaramen At War, the british ministry of information's 1943 film tribute to newsreel and service film unit cameramen; A Test Of Violence, Cooper's 1969 short film about the spanish artist Juan Genovés; Germany Calling, a 1941 ministry of information propaganda film, clips of which appear in Overlord; Excerpts from the journals of two D-day soldiers, read by Stirner; Trailer

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