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Spitfire

Spitfire
Spitfire

Year

2018

Duration

97 minutes

Genres

Documentary

Language

English

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Synopsis

This documentary explores the history and legacy of the Spitfire fighter plane used by British pilots in the Royal Air Force during World War Two. Designed and refined as war raged on throughout Europe, this single-seat aircraft has been said to have changed the course of history through its invention and deployment, and as a result remains the most famous fighter plane in the world. The film blends rare, digitally remastered archive footage from the 1940s with the words of the last-surviving male and female veterans of the war who flew it. Combined with stunning aerial footage from the world’s top aviation photographer, the film truly brings home the feat of bravery, engineering and piloting on show.

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PG Classification

Mild bad language.

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