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A fascinating documentary tribute to the crucial role of the Lancaster bomber in the war effort, and a moving testament to the extraordinary bravery of its pilots during WW2.

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David Fairhead
Mild bad language, references to violence

Collecting astonishing archival material alongside stunning new footage of the last operational Lancaster bomber, this gripping film gathers heartfelt testimonies of surviving heroes as they pay respects to the countless young men who gave their lives in protecting so many others.

Documenting the dangerous operations undertaken by the Lancaster and its elite aircrew, including the Dambuster raids, this illuminating documentary highlights the vital impact of British engineering ingenuity and the profound, selfless courage of its pilots…

From David Fairhead & Ant Palmer, makers of the similarly stirring aerial documentary Spitfire, this unmissable, rousing film gives an essential voice to the pilots of one of British aviation’s most transformative developments.

Coming to Tyneside Cinema on 29 May.

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