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Genres: Drama , Comedy
Actors: James Mason , John Mills , Claude Dauphin , Herbert Lom , Rosenda Monteros , Jacques Marin , Libby Morris , Madge Ryan , Gary Cockrell , Peter Barkworth , Roy Kinnear
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1962
IMDB Rating: 5.4/10 (116 votes)


Film Review

A personal favourite of mine, but sadly not available on either video or DVD. Two great British actors of the golden age, James Mason (he of the wonderful voice) and John Mills (who virtually won the Second World War single handed) work wonderfully together. Mills is the working boy made good, Mason his former employer’s son. Mills finds himself temporarily in command of Mason towards the end of the war and sets in train a course of events which leads to them meeting again after the war in Tahiti. Admire their actors craft, their comic timing, the under-stated nuances of class warfare. A wonderful little gem of a film.

***SPOILERS*** ***SPOILERS*** As "guyfs", who wrote the previous comment, says this is a little gem of a film that should be available in video. The "acting duel" between John Mills and James Mason is a pleasure to watch. Mason’s character (Capt.Aimsley) is a bit more complex than Mill’s and he plays it beautifully. He could be described as "a likeable rogue" whose luck has run out. The scene where Mason arrives to the headquarters of his new unit and reads the order-of-the-day is a wonderful introduction to his character and a great piece of acting.John Mills (Col.Clifford-Southey) is also terrific in his portrayal of a man who is haunted by his past. His insecurity when facing Mason, the man who is really "in command" of the situation, turns him into a grotesque caricature of an officer. Look carefully at his pathetic "rehearsals" before meeting Mason; behind the obvious comical aspect of them there is a sad, desperate man who …


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