About

Three people arrive in a village in Southern England in the early years of World War 2. Alison Smith is a London girl who is due to start working on a farm as a 'Land Girl'. Peter Gibbs is an Englishman conscripted into the army, taking a few days leave before going abroad. Bob Johnson is a U.S. Army sergeant who wanted to go to Canterbury, but got off here by mistake. As they walk into the villag...

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Written by

Michael Powell (Writer)
Emeric Pressburger (Writer)

Runtime

124 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

world war ii england home front rural setting wartime railroad canterbury

Lists

#176 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#301 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?