The Spirit of '45


The Spirit of '45
  • Ken Loach

  • 15 March 2013

  • Documentary

  • UK

  • 94 min

  • 6.7

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Winston Churchill

Himself (archive footage)

Tony Benn

Himself - Labour Minister

Clement Attlee

Himself (archive footage)

Aneurin Bevan

Himself - Minister of Health (archive...


An impassioned documentary about how the spirit of unity which buoyed Britain during the war years carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society 1945 was a pivotal year in British history. The unity that carried Britain through the war allied to the bitter memories of the inter-war years led to a vision of a better society. The spirit of the age was to be our brothers and our sisters keeper. Director Ken Loach has used film from Britains regional and ... more

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very good documentary26 November 2014

The point of this documentary is to capture the essence of that time. What our parents and grandparents had endured and how they faced up to the future with hope for a better world than that passed away with war.

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