Rank: 28/100 in Top 100 Films Films

In Which We Serve is a British patriotic war film directed by David Lean and Noël Coward, based on the exploits of Captain Lord Louis Mountbatten, commander of the HMS Kelly destroyer which sunk during the Battle of Crete. The film made with the assistance of the Ministry of Information remains a classic example of wartime British cinema through its patriotic imagery of national unity and social cohesion within the context of the Second World War.

Movie Synopsis:

This is the story of a British Naval ship, the HMS Torrin, from it’s construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ships first and only commanding officer is the experienced Captain E.V. Kinross who trains his men not only to be loyal to him but to the country and most importantly, to themselves. They face challenges at sea and also at home. They lose some of theirs shipmates in action and some of their loved ones in the devastation of the blitz. Throughout it all, the men of the Torrin serve valiantly and heroically.

Movie details:

  • Original Title: In Which We Serve
  • Original Language: en
  • Studio: ITV
  • Director: David Lean
  • Actors: Derek Elphinstone
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • Running Time: 109
  • Release Date: 1942-09-16
  • Vote Average: 6.5
  • Popularity: 2.682327
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • Type: Amazon Video
  • ASIN: B00FZ5NL92
  • Product Group: Movie
  • Running Time: 109

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