• In Which We Serve (1999)

In Which We Serve

Release Date: December 3rd, 1999

DVD Release Date: December 2nd, 2003

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary

Co-directors David Lean and Noel Coward (in his sole filmmaking effort) created this patriotic World War II drama under the auspices of Great Britain's Ministry of Information. After the sinking of the HMS Torrin during the Battle of Crete in 1941, the ship's survivors -- including Captain Kinross (Noel Coward), Chief Petty Officer Hardy (Bernard Miles) and Seaman Blake (John Mills) -- recall their tour of duty in flashback while awaiting rescue in lifeboats being strafed by German airplanes.

Cast: Noel Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles, Celia Johnson, Kay Walsh, Joyce Carey, Michael Wilding, James Donald

Director: Noel Coward , David Lean

Genres: Drama , War

Production Co: Two Cities Films Ltd., British Lion Film Corporation [gb]

Distributors: United Artists, Belle & Blade Studios, Criterion Collection

Keywords: 1940s, Wife, Quest, Mother, Heartwarming, Escape, London, 1930s

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)