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Gagnant de l'Oscar® du Meilleur court métrage documentaire, 1941

La forteresse de Churchill

1941 22 min
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Premier film de l'ONF à gagner un Oscar®, ce documentaire évoque la stratégie de la bataille d'Angleterre. On y voit la Royal Air Force du Royaume-Uni lors de la bataille épique contre la Luftwaffe, l'armée de l'air du IIIe Reich allemand. Tout est mis en branle pour la défense : la marine, la garde côtière, la cavalerie et l'armée civile.

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Premier film de l'ONF à gagner un Oscar®, ce documentaire évoque la stratégie de la bataille d'Angleterre. On y voit la Royal Air Force du Royaume-Uni lors de la bataille épique contre la Luftwaffe, l'armée de l'air du IIIe Reich allemand. Tout est mis en branle pour la défense : la marine, la garde côtière, la cavalerie et l'armée civile.
  • director
    Stuart Legg
  • producer
    Stuart Legg
  • editing
    Stuart Legg
  • sound
    Walter Darling
  • narration
    Gérard Arthur
  • music
    Lucio Agostini

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Ages 14 to 16
Comment on Churchill’s plans to defend the UK “from land, sea and air.” Churchill's Island is a 1941 propaganda film chronicling the defence of Great Britain during World War II. If we define a propaganda film as one that is produced to convince the viewer of a certain political point or to influence the opinions or behaviour of people, often by providing deliberately misleading, propagandistic content, is this film propaganda? Discuss fully.
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