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Stanley Baker stars in this 1959, multiple BAFTA-nominated Hammer Films war movie set during the Burma Campaign. After his command suffers heavy losses, a British Captain leads the survivors through steaming jungle swamps, pursued by Japanese soldiers. To survive, the British troops realises that they may have to commit atrocities – but are unprepared for just how far the Japanese will go to hunt them down. Leo McKern and Gordon Jackson co-star.
“one of the most savage and controversial films about war ever to come out of a British studio” – The Evening Standard