Plenty of dashing pilots, but the main characters of this film are not any of those introduced on ground--none of them have a proper story arc, let alone proper 40s hairdo--they are the aerial battles themselves. Despite some inaccuracies, they are magnificent, riveting, and virtually unrivaled in film. BoB also includes what is possibly the highest number of bailing-out scenes ever captured on film.
Un buon film per tutti gli appassionati del genere bellico,in cui Hamilton dosa gli eventi in maniera nettamente marcata:a terra succede poco e niente,solo fase logistica,mentre in aria sfoggia ottimi movimenti,fotografia notevole e sequenze di assoluto livello.Anche la pungente ironia,tipica del cinema bellico americano,è azzeccata,sdrammatizza il tutto e lo rende più piacevole e godibile. Buono.
This is not a great motion picture. The story here Is unimportant. The parade of familiar British faces and the lack of a story actually helps this picture because the thing to watch is the planes! The aerial ballet is superb! If machines can be romantic this is it. Here, it is always a gloriously cloudy day over England but that's perfect for showing off he stunts with the marvelous machines.