|Release Date||:||10/03/1962 (US)|
|Genre||:||Drama, History, War|
|Time||:||02 Hours 58 Minutes|
Movie: The-Longest-Day-(1962) The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day"
Written by John Chard on June 22, 2019
For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view. The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French gets an all star production. One of the great war movie epics, it has all the requisite blunderbuss spectacle and heroism as the Allies invade Normandy. It's not hard to see why it was such a box office winner, sure it's a touch too long given that a lot of characters don't really have much to do, but performances are str... read the rest.