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A dramatized documentary about the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk in May 1940.

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Alex Holmes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Dalton ... Narrator (voice)
Simon Russell Beale ... Winston Churchill
Clive Brunt ... Pte Alf Tombs
Phil Cornwell ... Harry Noakes
Benedict Cumberbatch ... Lt Jimmy Langley
Ricci Harnett ... Guardsman Desmond Thorogood
Nicholas Jones ... Maj Angus McCorquodale
Michael Legge ... LCpl Wilf Saunders
James Loye James Loye ... Sub Lt David Mellis RN
Kevin McNally ... Maj Gen Harold Alexander (as Kevin R. McNally)
Roland Manookian ... Frankie Osborne
Alex Noodle Alex Noodle ... Lukie Osborne
Adrian Rawlins ... Capt Bill Tennant RN
Rick Warden ... Maj Philip Newman RAMC
Ben Abell Ben Abell ... Cpl Gill
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A dramatized documentary about the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk in May 1940.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 February 2004 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

(3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Clement Attlee is played by his real-life grandson, Richard Attlee. See more »

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Although a major-general at the time, Alexander wears full general's rank insignia. See more »

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Featured in History Buffs: Dunkirk (2018) See more »

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A fine film that kept me engrossed.
28 July 2017 | by erica-taylor-1See all my reviews

I found this film to be educational. I learned a lot of facts that I never knew existed. The scenes with Churchill and his advisers were hypnotic. The acting was touching and down to earth. I am now looking forward to the new rendering of 'Dunkirk'(2017) armed with the knowledge from this remarkable film.


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