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Richard Attenborough stars as a stalwart sergeant-major, stationed in British colony in Africa. When the colony declares its independence, Attenborough is assigned to keep the peace during the governmental transition. Trouble begins when an insurgent African officer (Errol John) attempts to overthrow the new, British-approved rulers. As the political situation becomes more and complex, Attenborough finds that his deeply entrenched values and beliefs are no longer valid. Based on a novel by Robert Holles, Guns at Batasi is ...

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Mar 19, 2017

Just a good movie.

I think anyone with experience of a commonwealth army will find a particular fondness for this movie. It has a lot of interesting little cultural artifacts in it to show off, which only serve to improve a basically good story.

The film is entertaining and interesting. I recommend it.

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