Age of Heroes (2011)


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Today, many remember Ian Fleming (1908-64) as the author of such books as the James Bond series and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, but less-commonly known are the details of his involvement in World War II. Fleming began as an intelligence liaison under the aegis of Rear Admiral John Godfrey, and then in 1942 formed a crack team of intelligence-based commandos, known as the 30 Assault Unit; its job involved operating near the front lines of battle to seize top-secret documents from enemy headquarters … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: Adrian Vitoria, Ed Scates
On DVD: Jan 23, 2012
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as Major Jones

as Corporal Rains

as Ian Fleming

as Lieutentant Steinar

as Sergeant MacKenzie

as Sophie Holbrook

as Colonel Archer

as Roger Rollright
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Critic Reviews for Age of Heroes

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | May 11, 2011
Top Critic

The gruelling training, clandestine mission and sacrifice is familiar Boy's Own stuff but the lack of a decent budget really hurts the film.

Full Review… | May 20, 2011
Daily Express

Dyer has forged a career around screen violence which can leave a very unpleasant aftertaste. But this is a relatively conventional Second World War story about seizing Nazi radar technology from occupied Norway and he's all the better for it.

Full Review… | May 20, 2011
Birmingham Mail

This film's shoestring budget is just far too apparent, making it impossible to take seriously. But it has its moments.

Full Review… | May 19, 2011
Shadows on the Wall

Bean and Danny Dyer butt heads in an engaging manner, and the icy locations add an atmospheric backdrop.

Full Review… | May 19, 2011
Radio Times

Two sequels are planned, God help us.

Full Review… | May 18, 2011
Total Film

Audience Reviews for Age of Heroes


A guns-blazing and riveting action-packed adventure of real-life heroes of Author, Ian Fleming`s commando unit in world war 2. An exceptional first chapter to a promising trilogy of the units adventures. An explosvie, thrilling and dazzling action flick. Sean Bean and Danny Dyer give strong and compelling performances.

Al S

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