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War Story

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A stirring story from the Second World War in which the narrator Bill speaks frankly about the bombing and the plumbing. His narrative taken from a real interview, slips in and out of memory, revealing the astonishing resiliance of ordinary people in the face of Hitler, subsidence and a deaf coalman.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: War Story

    Directed by: Peter LORD

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 1989

    Running time: 05 min 10 s

  • Technique


    Techniques used: clay

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Peter LORD

    Production: AARDMAN ANIMATIONS LTD., Melanie COLE

    Sets: Janet Sanger

    Camera: Andy MacCormack, David Sproxton

    Music: T. Duncan, R. Hanner, E. Coates

    Editing: Helen Garrard

    Voice: Bill Perry, Peter Lawrence