United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: German ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Subtitles ), WIDESCREEN (1.85:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Anamorphic...... more
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: German ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Subtitles ), WIDESCREEN (1.85:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Anamorphic Widescreen, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: This spectacular, award-winning drama, Before The Fall, is a breathtaking portrait of the courageous young men who were ripped from their innocence and thrown into the explosive chaos of World War Two. In the summer of 1942, as the brutal Nazi regime extended its reach throughout Europe, an idealistic sixteen-year-old defies his father and leaves home to join the fight for his country. There, in a disconcerting world dominated by intense combat and harsh discipline, he experiences unexpected camaraderie. However, a barbarous raid against escaped prisoners of war forces him to make an important decision that will mark the end of his youth and open his eyes to the harsh reality of war that sacrificed a generation. ...Before the Fall (2004) ( Napola - Elite für den Führer ) ( Napola: Hitler's Elite )
Rob and Jamie are great friends from childhood. They have grown up together and become top climbers, but have since become estranged. Rob is nevertheless...... more
Rob and Jamie are great friends from childhood. They have grown up together and become top climbers, but have since become estranged. Rob is nevertheless grief-stricken when he hears of Jamie's death after a fall on a relatively easy Welsh rockface. The past, though, hides the secret clues behind the tragedy.
Advantages: A Great Book For Writing Tips. Disadvantages: The Story Itself isn't That Strong.
...Is it a novel or a book of writing tips? It's both actually, if you want it to be. On her website, the author says it came out of "discussions I had with my mother". So it is about a writer and her mother, but also about a creative writing class. Since Breen herself has taught such a class, parts of it are autobiographical, although she declares there is a lot of fiction woven in.
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Advantages: Great story, interesting characters, really exciting Disadvantages: Only ten episodes in the season
...Falling Skies is a sci-fi adventure set in the aftermath of an alien invasion. Creatures known as Skitters attacked Earth, wiping out most of the population including nearly all of the military and rendering computers and most modern electronics useless. The Skitters steal children, putting devices on their backs to control them so the kids are used as slave labour. The series kicks off six...
Advantages: Impressive sight, easily reached from Reykjavik Disadvantages: Not the most impressive waterfall in Iceland, or so I've heard
...Gullfoss is a waterfall in south west Iceland not far from the capital, Reykjavik. It is a popular destination for tourists, as it is part of the Golden Circle tour. Gullfoss (the name means golden falls) is a fall on the Hvita River. In the 20th century there was some speculation that the waterfall might be used to generate electricity, but this was strongly opposed by Sigridur Tomasdottir...