Story of Operation Overlord
The Light of Dawn tells the story of Operation Overlord. It traces one of the largest military operations man has ever conceived since the summer of 1941 – when Churchill and Roosevelt first broached the issue – to June 6, 1944. He deciphers the strategy of ‘Hitler to make it fail. The film recounts this crucial turning point in World War II where questions of geopolitics (the difficult alliance between London, Moscow and Washington), the various military strategies and technological prowess as well as the fate of the young soldiers who attacked the wall of the Atlantic will pay a heavy price.
The landing will be told here in the style of a play with its intrigues, its dramas, the art of bluffing and the fate of the world being played out.
Entirely written with archival footage remastered and colorized, this 90-minute film written and directed by Jean-Christophe Rosé was produced for France Télévisions as part of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in June 2014. This film was produced by Kuiv Productions.
Credit to : Best Documentary