Benedict Cumberbatch stars in this true story of the evacuation of the British expeditionary force from Dunkirk in May 1940.
The BBCs 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 Churchills 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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