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Free film shows the lighter side of WWII

Jan 08, 2020
A scene from “Dad’s Army” (2016, UK).

Belfast — “Dad’s Army” (2016, UK) will be shown Sunday, Jan. 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St.

This warm film for a cold day is a comedy set in England in 1944 at the end of World War II in which a Home Guard platoon in an English Channel coastline town deals with a visiting female journalist and a German spy. Touching and funny, according to reviews, the film stars such British character actors as Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

There will be an introduction by Paul Sheridan, Belfast Senior College lecturer on film and photography. The unrated film will be subtitled and runs 1 hour, 40 minutes.

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