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Bravery in the Field - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB523132
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Roman Kroitor, Stefan Wodoslawsky
Directors:  Giles Walker
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Civics, Criminal Justice & Law, Fiction, Health and Medicine, Religious Studies, Seniors, Social Issues, Social Studies, World History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1979
Running Time:  28:35

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Tommy is a veteran of World War II. He rooms alone, waiting for his pension cheque to arrive, passing the time in the evenings with his cronies in the Legion Hall. Lennie can claim only a third of Tommy's years, but he prowls the same area of town, and, surprisingly enough, they have more in common than either of them realizes. Bravery in the Field portrays the frustrations and hostilities of these two men whose lives lack a sense of place and purpose. The story occurs early in November and leads up to an event that provides one of Tommy's few remaining moments of glory: the annual veterans' Remembrance Day parade.

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