King And Country

  • 1964
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

This brutally frank, thoughtful anti-war tract contains no battle scenes and little gunfire. Bogarde is a British captain assigned to defend a slow-witted soldier, Courtenay, who has been accused of desertion. Highly educated and a strict military disciplinarian, Bogarde approaches this assignment with distaste. Consequently, he accepts his superior's expedient...read more

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King And Country
02:07 — In Joseph Losey's stirring anti-war film, a tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer (Dick Bogarde) is assigned to defend a lowly private (Tom Courtenay (more…)
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01:29 — In Joseph Losey's stirring anti-war film, a tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer (Dick Bogarde) is assigned to defend a lowly private (Tom Courtenay (more…)
(Movie Clip) It's No Worse For You
From the first interview by British military attorney Hargreaves (Dirk Bogarde), who began with little sympathy for accused deserter Hamp (Tom Courten (more…)
(Movie Clip) Royal Fellowship Of Death
Arresting opening from director Joseph Losey, with the Royal Artillery Memorial at Hyde Park and its quote from Henry V, from the World War I drama Ki (more…)
(Movie Clip) Here Dead Lie We
The voice of accused deserter Hamp (Tom Courtenay) with the opening lines of the A.E. Houseman poem known by its first line, continuing director Josep (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
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