Aces High (1976)

The first World War is in its third year and aerial combat above the Western Front is consuming the nation's favored children at an appalling rate. By early 1917, the average life-span of a British pilot is less than a fortnight. Such losses place a fearsome strain on Gresham, commanding officer of the squadron. Aces High recreates the early days of the Royal Flying Corps with some magnificently staged aerial battles, and sensitive direction presents a moving portrayal of the futilities of war.

Directing:
  • Jack Gold
Writing:
  • Howard Barker
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  • Release Date: 1976-05-19
  • Views: 71
  • Country: GB
  • Language: Český | English | Italiano
  • Runtime: 114

Malcolm McDowell

Maj. John Gresham

Richard Johnson

Major Lyle

Christopher Plummer

Capt. 'Uncle' Sinclair

Peter Firth

Lt. Stephen Croft

John Gielgud

Headmaster

Simon Ward

Lt. Crawford

Trevor Howard

Lieutenant Colonel Silkin

Ray Milland

Brigadier General Whale

Tim Pigott-Smith

Major Stoppard

Penny Irving

French Girl

John Serret

French Colonel
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