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World War II: When Lions Roared

World War II: When Lions Roared (DVD)

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Released
18/05/09
Film and TV Genre
Drama, Historic
Media Format
DVD-Video
Video Format
PAL
DVD Region
2 (will only play on Region 2 and Multi-Region DVD players)

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Description

Featuring three powerhouse performers, this miniseries centres on three of the most important leaders of the 20th century. Oscar-winner Michael Caine is transformed into the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in an Emmy-nominated performance. Bob Hoskins plays British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, while John Lithgow skillfully inhabits the persona of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. These three giants gather at the Tehran Conference to discuss the Allied drive against Germany, and the possible postwar relationship between the three nations. But their strong personalities clash as they struggle to maintain an alliance, in a script drawn from transcripts and reporting of the event. WORLD WAR II: WHEN LIONS ROARED garnered critical praise and earned six Emmy nominations.

Plot Synopsis

This miniseries centres on three of the most important leaders of the 20th century. Michael Caine is transformed into the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in an Emmy-nominated performance. Bob Hoskins plays British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, while John Lithgow skillfully inhabits the persona of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. These three giants gathered at the Tehran Conference, and their strong personalities clashed as they struggled to maintain an alliance. WORLD WAR II: WHEN LIONS ROARED garnered critical praise and earned six Emmy nominations.

Product Details

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Year of release
1994
Audio Format
  • Dolby Digital - English
  • Dolby Digital - English, Russian
Film Rating (Australia)
PG
Number of Discs
1
Film Rating (UK)
PG
Run Time (minutes)
186