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Age of Heroes (2011)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 17 January 2012 (USA)
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The true story of the formation of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando unit, a precursor for the elite forces in the U.K.

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Adrian Vitoria

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Ed Scates (screenplay), Adrian Vitoria (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Jones
Danny Dyer ... Rains
Aksel Hennie ... Steinar
Izabella Miko ... Jensen
James D'Arcy ... Fleming
William Houston ... Mac
John Dagleish ... Rollright
Stephen Walters ... Brightling
Guy Burnet ... Riley
Ewan Ross ... Gable
Christian Rubeck ... Model
Erik Madsen ... Teichman (as Jan Erik Madsen)
Lee Jerrum Lee Jerrum ... Dobson
Rosie Fellner ... Holbrook
Tony Hood Tony Hood ... Sergeant Grey
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Based on the real-life events of Ian Fleming's 30 Commando during World War II this is a story which takes our heroes from the edge of defeat on the beaches of Dunkirk to the mountains of Norway on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines that, if successful, could change the course of the war. Written by comingsoon.net

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Norwegian

Release Date:

17 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A hősök kora See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This film about James Bond creator Ian Fleming's "30 Commando Unit" during WWII co-stars alongside Sean Bean an actress called Izabella Miko. In the James Bond film GoldenEye (1995), Bean co-starred alongside an actress with the same first name, called Izabella Scorupco. See more »

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Even if the Commandos reached Sweden, they would have been interned and not returned to England. Sweden was neutral during WW2. See more »

Quotes

Jones: If it looks like he's gonna be captured... or if he is... shoot him
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Unfortunate undeveloped story and cast
27 June 2011 | by GaryhengSee all my reviews

I set out watching this movie with minimal expectations given that many war stories typically revolve similar themes. The beginning of the movie all the way through to the mid sections surprised me with strong character plays and development from Sean Bean and the revolving cast. The story line while not new, managed to capture my attention with good acting and keeping the story on the go.

Unfortunately as it nears towards the end, the story seems to have been "chopped off" with a somewhat quick ending to a nicely built up story. I believe this could have been better done with a proper ending to the story.

Good acting though.


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