Spitfire

Spitfire

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Spitfire

World War II documentary on the pilots and planes largely responsible for winning the Battle of Britain. Narrated by Charles Dance (Game of Thrones).

2018Rating: Exempt99 minsUK
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The Times

The Times

press

Yet David Fairhead and Ant Palmer's film never feels like pre-Brexit tub-thumping, and that's mainly due to the diversity and vitality of their interviewees.

4.0
0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

These are some of very last voices from a crucial moment in Britain's history.

4.0
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The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Stirring salute to the plane that ruled the skies.

3.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

A tale that's fascinating enough without those extra, actually enervating embellishments.

3.0
0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

It's the kind of documentary that doesn't require an interest in the subject to make it worth your while. Certainly, the intoxicating imagery is both sad and thrilling, but it's the fascinating personal accounts that resonate most.

0
Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

An uncomfortably romantic ode to war.

2.0
0
Independent

Independent

press

It has its jingoistic moments (inevitably, we get to hear the Churchill speech, "Never was so much owed by so many to so few") but in its best moments it goes beyond simple-minded wartime nostalgia.

3.0
0
The Times

The Times

press

Yet David Fairhead and Ant Palmer's film never feels like pre-Brexit tub-thumping, and that's mainly due to the diversity and vitality of their interviewees.

4.0
0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

These are some of very last voices from a crucial moment in Britain's history.

4.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Stirring salute to the plane that ruled the skies.

3.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

A tale that's fascinating enough without those extra, actually enervating embellishments.

3.0
0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

It's the kind of documentary that doesn't require an interest in the subject to make it worth your while. Certainly, the intoxicating imagery is both sad and thrilling, but it's the fascinating personal accounts that resonate most.

0
Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

An uncomfortably romantic ode to war.

2.0
0
Independent

Independent

press

It has its jingoistic moments (inevitably, we get to hear the Churchill speech, "Never was so much owed by so many to so few") but in its best moments it goes beyond simple-minded wartime nostalgia.

3.0
0

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