Dave Tompkins :: DVD Library :: 2-Genre Table :: War :: Mystery


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Atonement (2007)

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based on the British romance novel by Ian McEwan.

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A Canterbury Tale (1944)

A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury...

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Foreign Correspondent (1940)

On the eve of WW2, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.

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The General's Daughter (1999)

When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point.

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Incendies (2010)

Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes.

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Salvatore Giuliano (1962)

In 1950, 28-year-old outlaw Salvatore Giuliano is found gunned down in a Sicilian courtyard. Little is as it seems...

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A Soldier's Story (1984)

An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II.

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A Very Long Engagement (2004)

Tells the story of a young woman's relentless search for her fiancÚ, who has disappeared from the trenches of the Somme during World War One.

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