Stanley Kubrick’s period epic tells the life story of a 1700s rogue with spectacular visuals and a maximum of emotional detachment.
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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP (1943)
A truly amazing movie that takes a negative stereotype and helps us understand him, in beautiful technicolor, with some of the most interesting performances I’ve seen, all made in England during the Blitz.
The biggest hit of its day has a supreme technical achievement slung over a story that feels to me like middling Bible fanfic.