Five Came Back: Exploring the Cinematic Resurrection


02/02/2024, 21:47

"Five Came Back: Exploring the Cinematic Resurrection"

Five Came Back: The Reference Films

Five Came Back is an extraordinary docuseries that explores the experiences of five acclaimed Hollywood directors who volunteered to serve during World War II and how that experience shaped their lives and careers. As part of this riveting series, the collection of "The Reference Films" takes center stage, showcasing a selection of 12 World War II-era propaganda films. These films, while historically significant, also raise important discussions about their graphic and offensive nature.

The Reference Films offer a unique glimpse into the power of cinema as a tool for propaganda during a time of global conflict. These films were carefully curated to influence public opinion, inspire patriotism, and shape the narrative surrounding the war effort. While some may find the content disturbing, it remains crucial to confront the offensive aspects of these films to fully comprehend the historical context in which they were produced.

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Title Five Came Back: The Reference Films
SHOW This collection includes 12 World War II-era propaganda films — many of which are graphic and offensive — discussed in the docuseries "Five Came Back."
Year 1945
Rating TV-MA
Duration (minutes) 51
Genres ['documentation']
Countries ['US']
Rating Score 1.0

SHOW, ['documentation'], 1945