The Small Back Room

The Small Back Room
The Small Back Room

Year

1948

Duration

102 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

In the mid-twentieth century, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger were considered Britain's top film-making duo, and this atmospheric wartime drama is a fitting testament to their talents. As part of the British government's 'back room' team, research scientist Sammy Rice must figure out how to disarm a new kind of booby-trapped device dropped by German planes. But despite the best efforts of his girlfriend Susan, Sammy's addiction to alcohol threatens to prevent him from fulfilling his patriotic duty...

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