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Turns out the military is *checks notes* stuffy.
Lodged between the natural and the artificial. The image and particularly the sound(the music of language) is beautiful, but the two never coagulate with the rythm of the plot...
w o w / b r u t a l
Surprisingly nuanced chamber piece marred only by the choice of stodgy film stock.
Guinness and Mills give top notch performances in this drama with such growing tension bubbling underneath the surface.
John Mills won the awards, but Alec Guinness dominates the film. The characters are messy and they make irrational decisions.