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Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond

BBC America will be airing Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond towards the end of January. The new show stars Dominic Cooper as the young Ian Fleming and is set in the period in the runup to World War 2. Here’s the official blurb: Set at the outbreak of WWII – mischievous playboy Ian […]

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Days of Glory – Indigenes

In common with many world powers, France held colonies in Africa, with it controlling Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia amongst others. Rachid Bouchareb´s moving film explores the involvement of Algerian and other North African troops fighting for France during the second world war. From their recruitment through their fighting in a variety of campaigns in Italy […]

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