The month of August in India rings the bells of Independence. While we celebrate Independence Month, Lamakaan brings you movies made by Richard Attenborough, the maker of the 'Gandhi' film, a synonymous name with India's Independence.
About Richard Attenborough: Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, 29 August 1923 – 24 August 2014) was an English actor, filmmaker, and entrepreneur. He was the president of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and life president of the Premier League club Chelsea. During World War II, he joined the Royal Air Force and served in the film unit, going on several bombing raids over Europe and filming the action from the rear gunner's position. He was the older brother of broadcaster Sir David Attenborough and motor executive John Attenborough. He was married to actress Sheila Sim from 1945 until his death.
Film Title: A BRIDGE TOO FAR | 1977 | 176 minutes | English Language subtitled in English
About the film: "A Bridge Too Far" is a 1977 epic war film based on Cornelius Ryan's book of the same name. The movie, directed by Richard Attenborough, recounts Operation Market Garden, a daring Allied military operation during World War II. The story unfolds in September 1944 when British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery devises an ambitious plan to hasten the end of the war by capturing critical bridges in the Netherlands and advancing rapidly into Germany.
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