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The Sound Barrier

David Lean United Kingdom, 1952

SpacePirate's rating of the film Breaking the Sound Barrier

Middle of the road Lean, which could've been better if they had toned down some of the more melodramatic moments in the film. Acting is ok throughout, if the parts themselves are of the cookie cutter variety. Decent action sequences, but overall I am not sure I really have an interest in checking this one out again soon. For Lean, stick with Brief Encounter, Blithe Spirit, Hobson's Choice, and his epics. 3 stars