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I'm looking for movies about ww2 that take place in 1940-1941 in germany, france or other countries nearby. i've seen some famous movies but i'm looking for those that didn't get much attention. any ideas?
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Both recently in theaters.
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"The King's Choice." The Norwegian kings choice to fight off the invasion.
"Into the White." RAF and Luftwaffe crews stranded in snowy Norway.
ps. Welcome to the forum darkrow.
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Powell and Ressberger Contaband 1940 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hWV6cOHOyA
Carol Reed - Night train to Munich https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UN-75wzaAU set in the aftermath of the occupation of Czechslovakia.
Powell "A British airman's letter to his mother" (1941) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STxjFPV ... UsWuAl0DN9
Target for Tonight 1941 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDTLeFl8cXU Squadron Leader Dixon was played by a real RAF officer Squadron Leader Percy Pickard DFC DSO who died leadign the raid on the Amiens Gaol in January 1944.
Leslie Howard "Pimpernel Smith" 1941 - Like Pickard Howard would die in action - in his case shot down over the bay of Biscay whil flying in a civilian airliner. There is an Israeli link. It is claimed that this film inspired Raoul Wallenberg.
"Dangerous moonlight" -set in the invasion of Poland. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVcaEOw6qtc
Freedom Radio (1941) set in Nazi Germany - directed by Anthony Asquith the son of WW1 PM HH Asquith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVcaEOw6qtc
Oh and try this
Gasbags (1941)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UCPfpaWnaM set in Britian and Germany
Set in 1941 - "One of our aircraft is Missing" (1942) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBueIQS ... 9&index=11
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_W ... films#1939
Some of the films from later years may set in 40/41.
You could investigate them in the Internet Movie Data Base
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