Beneath Hill 60

Beneath Hill 60

DVD - 2011
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The story of the Australian miners and soldiers who tunnelled under Hill 60 near Ypres and eventually broke through to create a new frontline and enabled the march to Berlin.
Publisher: [Canada?] : EOne/Entertainment One, [2011]
ISBN: 9781417234615
141723461X
Branch Call Number: BEN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Beneath Hill Sixty [dvd]

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Nooksack20
Aug 01, 2018

Extraordinary account of the WWII tunnelers who dug beneath the Nazi army fortresses to plant explosives.

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chetanka
Jan 11, 2018

An excellent movie with interesting characters.

The format of back glances at "real" life before and even during the war gives the viewer pause.

An interesting look for this viewer at engineering, mining and soils sciences.

I always get excited when a Canadian is included. In this case, our Canadian soldier has been at his post in the tunnel three months and is more than a little affected. Sorry, but I have not been able to find the character or the actor's name.

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casoldier
Sep 28, 2015

As most of the ratings say, good story about a battle of WW-1. I watched the movie first then discovered the "extra" item. This is a great addition from the producer, director and main actors. If you watch this movie, view the extras first and this will add a lot to what you see and hear.

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marx_bro
Jul 13, 2015

Great story of allies tunneling during WWI. These basturds fought with shovels and turned the tide. The rest of his crew should have been decorated!!!

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charlie2911
Jul 21, 2012

Absolutely one of the most gripping and realistic movies of WW1. - Take the infinite hell of trench warfare under constant fire and then add muddy, cold claustrophobic tunnel war . -Every character was excellently played - the tough, nonchalant Aussie soldier - the boy who left home for adventure, the snob of a British officer, the down to earth Australian officer, the ruddy faced blimp of a British Colonel who might have stepped
right out of a Sassoon poem - they were all there !
This will stay in my memory alongside The Blue Max and Gallipoli !

aaa5756 Oct 09, 2011

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box. "I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.” B+ movie!!!!

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