Overlord

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.
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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.
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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 Genov├ęs; 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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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/13/2014
  • UPC: 715515115810
  • Original Release: 1975
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  • Source: Criterion
  • Region Code: A
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Time: 1:24:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 23,519

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Brian Stirner Tom
Davyd Harries Jack
Nicholas Ball Arthur
Julie Neesam Girl
Sam Sewell Trained Soldier
John Franklyn-Robbins The Father
Ian Liston
Stella Tanner The Mother
Technical Credits
Stuart Cooper Director, Screenwriter
John Alcott Cinematographer
Jonathon Gili Editor
Paul Glass Score Composer
Christopher Hudson Screenwriter
James Quinn Producer
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