• 8/10
  • 1h 46m
  • 2017

"Dunkirk" is a 2017 war film written and directed by Christopher Nolan. The film is known for its immersive and intense portrayal of the Dunkirk evacuation, a pivotal event during World War II. The movie depicts the harrowing and dramatic evacuation of British and Allied forces from the beaches of Dunkirk, France, in 1940, as they were surrounded by German troops. The narrative unfolds from three different perspectives: the land (the soldiers stranded on the beach), the sea (the civilian vessels and naval vessels attempting the evacuation), and the air (the Royal Air Force engaging the German Luftwaffe). "Dunkirk" is characterized by its minimal dialogue and relies heavily on visual storytelling and sound design to create a sense of tension and urgency. The film features an ensemble cast that includes Fionn Whitehead, Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, and Kenneth Branagh. The use of practical effects, including real warships and aircraft, adds to the authenticity of the film's depiction of the evacuation. The film received critical acclaim for its technical achievements, including its cinematography, sound editing, and Hans Zimmer's score. It was also praised for its unique narrative structure and ability to convey the chaos and desperation of the evacuation. "Dunkirk" was a commercial success and earned several Academy Awards, including Best Director for Christopher Nolan. It is considered one of the standout war films of the 21st century.

  • Fionn Whitehead
  • Barry Keoghan
  • Mark Rylance
  • Action




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  • @mystrandel

    · 04 Oct 2023