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The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

One of the most audaciously adventurous of the celebrated Powell and Pressburger collaborations, this artistic wartime masterpiece is a portrait of a larger-than-life and headstrong Home Guard ‘Blimp’ who has now become a grizzled old general.

At once a great love story, an epic drama of ideas and an unparalleled visual marvel, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp was notoriously almost thwarted with the intervention of Winston Churchill. It propelled a collection of filmmakers and actors all at the heights of their powers, and has lost none of its ability to astonish and captivate audiences in almost 70 years since its release, especially in this new digitally remastered print.