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Darkest hour

Anthony McCarten

Darkest hour

how Churchill brought England back from the brink

by Anthony McCarten

  • 42 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Large type books,
  • Prime ministers,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony McCarten
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLT941.084McCarten, DA566.9.C5 M382 2017b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 376 pages (large print), 8 pages of plates
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26948746M
    ISBN 100062790765
    ISBN 109780062790767
    OCLC/WorldCa982649746

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Top-flight performances from Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill and Kristin Scott Thomas as his wife, Clementine, have generated a keen interest in Darkest Hour, director Joe Wright’s depiction of Britain tottering on the edge of defeat to Nazi Germany in May The film looks terrific and has an air of authenticity.

However, this is a movie that purports an authentic. That Darkest Hour forgets this and instead portrays him as acting only after setting up an impromptu focus group in a railway carriage is, as the Telegraph editorial suggests, symptomatic of a larger cultural loss of memory as to just what real leadership involves — in a democratically governed country as much as in any other.

During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as the threat of invasion looms. As the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill [Academy Award Brand: Universal Home Video.The set for The Darkest Hour was a recreation of the Churchill War Rooms — a real underground bunker near Parliament that was part air-raid shelter .Following Gary Oldman's Oscar win for his portrayal of Winston Churchill in biopic ‘Darkest Hour’, Brian Lavery’s book ‘Churchill Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston’s Finest Hours’ has hit the bookstores.

Here, Mr Lavery tells the Forces Network what the film gets right and wrong about our iconic wartime PM.