Subject: Re: Churchill (2017)
> A movie about Winston Churchill in the few days leading up to the D-Day
> landing at Normandy. Perhaps unusual to many is that Churchill opposed
> the operation and wanted something done to divert the Germans at the
> same time, or not do the landing at all. To me the story was ultimately
> about the effect on Churchill of the Gallipoli landing of 1915 that is
> the basis of ANZAC Day in Australia, April 25. History blames him for
> that tragedy, but he insists in this movie that the fault was with those
> responsible for carrying it out. He was haunted for the rest of his
> life by it. This is shown from the beginning of this movie, but the
> Gallipoli reference is revealed later in the movie.
> A historian who writes about truth in movies wrote this screenplay,
> Alex von Tunzelmann, https://www.theguardian.com/film/series/reelhistory
Churchill was an inspiring orator and a dreadful military strategist.