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Give that away. Britain under Nazi rule was a fantastic idea.
More information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS-GB
For those of you that haven't read the book, I can't recommend it highly enough.
It is a great alternative history thriller that paints a chilling picture of what it would have been like if GB had lost the battle of Britain. Furthermore, it is the book in Deighton's canon that merges his skills as a historical and espionage writer.
Blistering stuff and I understand that Sam Riley (Control) is in talks over the lead. He is a great actor who would also make a superb Bond.
Similar theme. And, frankly, quite chilling. Thank Heavens for Winston.
under Nazi rule.
You beat me to it, that is what I first thought of, well before SS-GB, which honestly didn't grab me. The book about making IT HAPPENED is one of the most inspiring tomes an aspiring filmmaker can read.
I hope he gets the Archer role in SS:GB and doesn't he just ooze Fleming's Bond?
I am really enjoying it. A slow burn detective serial with multiple threads and characters whose allegiance isn't always clear.
The only real issue I have is that it is clearly done on a budget, hence the focus on a slower pace and lots of discussion in rooms. You don't see that much of London under occupation, save for the very first scene in the series when the spitfire flies over London (very reminiscent of Skyfall I thought).
The cast is quite good, as is the music and general production values. Its a shame it will all be over after 5 episodes, but for what it is, its quite good.
And I do like the title sequence as well.
Episode 3 in the London Underground and knowing Purvis and Wade are behind it gave me a bit of a Skyfall reminiscence. It's been okay without being great. Little tension in it.
Was expecting loads of problems as many of my fellow country persons have moaned about not being able to understand the dialogue as the sound was so bad but I'm not sure was their problem it sounds fine to me.