New film ' Dunkirk'


#1

The new film ’ Dunkirk 'features some wartime ships. The hospital ship shown at the first part of the film is the MS Rogaland from Stavanger.
Here she is with a makeover for her film part.

Here she is back home in normal clothes.


Its like Ombugge keeps telling you
`Norwegian ships are in the forefront of everything😂


#2

But they did not get as much screen time as the British Spitfires.


#3

Gryhpe, your right , the Spitfire scenes were a lot longer and a good piece of filmmaking.
In the film the ’ Rogaland’ was sunk and again it was good filmmaking . Not sure how they did that whether it was models or animation.
I imagine the Restoration Society that runs the Rogaland earned some good money from the film to ensure the Rogaland sails for a few more years.:+1:


#4

Who noticed the timeslip… container cranes behind the heroes on the beach.
In another clip they were boarding the little ships from a marina pontoon. … Like … when was the first marina built in England?


#5

What bothered me most is they had maybe 1,000 extras on that beach which left a whole lot of open sand throughout the movie. In reality over 338,226 men got lifted from that beach.

For me it made the whiole thing “feel” like a minir event.


#6

Yes, for those of you who have seen the film its obvious it wasn’t a big budget ‘ Hollywood’ extravigansa, but OK in its way. I guess it will be out on video soon if not already.


#7

Torrent the screener and you can have it right now


#8

I guess i’ll read the book again!!!, as for the new Churchill movie, I’ve read enough about him I’d hate to endure what can likely be a questionable authentication.


#9

I recently finished William Manchester’s biography of Churchill. No movie will do it justice.


#10

yea, I read a early short version recently of his escape as a pow in the
boer war, south africa when he was about 20.


#11

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#12

You’re welcome.