Benedict Cumberbatch stars in this true story of the evacuation of the British expeditionary force from Dunkirk in May 1940.
The BBC's dramatised account of the WWII evacuation of Allied forces from France. In 1940, British and French troops retreated from the German onslaught and a sea-based rescue operation was launched - but dissent within Churchill's War Cabinet left the mission hanging in the balance. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Simon Russell Beale and Richard Attlee.
What the press said
'Intellectial integrity and inspiration' – Telegraph
'As gripping as Saving Private Ryan or Band of Brothers...everyone who has actually seen it has been profoundly moved and found it a fitting tribute to the British veterans.' – Daily Mirror
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