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The Story of Sergeant York

Directed By: Thijs van Brunschot

Genre: Action, Adventure, History, Drama
Length: 02:35
Released: May 18th, 2009

Content Advisory:  moderate violence.

Director's Comments

Based on a true story. The end of World War I is near. A few Americans are lost in the France forest and heard some Germans near by, the Americans are heavily outnumbered...
The film didn't come out as good as I wanted, but I hope you enjoy it anyway.

Staff Review

Randy Yard:
The war genre isn't attempted much by brickfilmers due to the vast scale needed to pull them off effectively. This one is smaller scale, but the director does a decent job of making the smaller scale work here. Unfortunately, the story revolves around the outnumbering of the American troops, so unless you're familiar with the tale of Sergeant York already it's a little tough to follow what's going on. There are plenty of good points, though; in particular, a great move was the recruitment of both English and German-speaking voice actors. All in all, it won't be a classic, but it's a worthy retelling of a story few people know about.

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