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The Great Escaper

The Great Escaper

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In the summer of 2014, a World War II veteran sneaks out of his care home to attend the 70th anniversary commemoration of the D-Day landings in Normandy.

  • Starring: Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson, John Standing

  • Director: Oliver Parker

  • Writer: William Ivory

  • Running Time: 96 minutes

  • Certificate: 12A

  • Language: English

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama

  • Country: Sweden, United Kingdom

Based on a true story.

"With the help of his stars Parker does well, in a film of such poignancy, to keep the sentimentality in check."
★★★★ Brian Viner, Daily Mail