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Thunder Rock


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  Thunder Rock Review
Tookey's Rating
7 /10
 
Average Rating
7.50 /10
 
Starring
Michael Redgrave , James Mason , Lilli Palmer
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Directed by: Roy Boulting
Written by: Jeffrey Dell, Bernard Miles from Robert Ardrey's play

 
 
 
Released: 1942
   
Genre: DRAMA
FANTASY
WORLD WAR II
WAR
   
Origin: GB
   
Length: 112
 
 


 
Disillusioned war correspondent (Michael Redgrave) retires and becomes keeper of a haunted lighthouse, where ghosts reawaken his faith in the common man and lead him to rediscover political commitment.
Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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Anti-isolationist tract for its time, dedicated to proving - somewhat literally - that no man is an island. Its preachiness and theatricality are more than offset by an array of fine performances, especially from Michael Redgrave and James Mason (pictured). An untypically serious and visually imaginative film for the Boulting Brothers.


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