Director Oliver Parker will direct a movie called Dunkirk, dedicated to the dramatic episode of World War II. This is reported by the publication Deadline.
In 1940, under the onslaught of advancing German troops, the remnants of the French army and the British expeditionary force retreated to the coast. The allies were blocked in the Dunkirk area and most likely would have been destroyed.
However, the Nazi command decided to regroup before the decisive offensive, and the British successfully took advantage of the short respite.
At the direction of Winston Churchill, an operation was carried out, code-named Dynamo. All civilian vessels of the most varied displacement were sent to the shores of France, with the help of which the troops were evacuated.
As a result of the operation, 340 thousand troops were transported to Great Britain, including 120 thousand French. 40 thousand soldiers covering the retreat of the main group either died or were captured by the Germans.
Recall that Oliver Parker made movies such as Dorian Gray, Classmates. and others.
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