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1,111 Ratings

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

United Kingdom, 1943
Drama, Romance, War


The passions and pitfalls of a lifetime in the military are dramatized in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s magnificent epic, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, which follows the exploits of pristine British soldier Clive Candy (Roger Livesey).

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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival


National Board of Review

1945 | Winner: Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1946 | 2nd place: Best Actress

1946 | 3rd place: Best Film

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival


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