Jackboots on Whitehall getting U.S. release with new trailer
There's a new trailer for the excellent Jackboots on Whitehall (Filmstalker review), a film I really did enjoy and was filled with genuine humour and laughter.
Jackboots on Whitehall is a bizarre idea, but basically it retells the story of the Battle of Britain, with a slight twist, the Germans actually invade Britain and a small band of resistance fighters get together and fight back. Oh, there's another twist, it's made with action man style puppets.
The film is hilarious, seriously, and has so many great moments - I am sitting here having just watched the trailer with a smile on my face once again. I'd recommend reading my review because it's one of the few press screenings I've sat in where the press audience, and the EIFF jury, were laughing away.
Please seek this film out so that everyone involved can not only get paid, but you get to see some great and inventive comedy, not to mention the fact that there's a star studded cast with Ewan McGregor, Alan Cumming, Tom Wilkinson, Richard E. Grant, Richard Griffiths, Rosamund Pike, Timothy Spall, Dominic West, and more.
Here's the blurb for the film:
On the South Coast of England, Chris, a young farm worker, dreams of the chance to join the army and fight in exciting new lands. His chance comes when the three top Nazi leaders, the enormous Goering, the malnourished Goebbels and the scarily campy Himmler, hatch a plan to invade England by drilling under the English Channel and into the heart of London. With the entire British army stuck in Dunkirk and no military support to defend the country, Churchill issues a final radio broadcast from his bunker in Downing Street - a cry for help.
An excellent film and I would suggest you not only read my review but look for other trailers on the site, it's a superb film.