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For Queen and Country


For Queen and Country Poster
  • Stellman plays with the genre leniencies at his disposal, suggesting his film will immerse itself within these pleasures as a means to address larger, socio-historical points. However, what follows is simply stiff-upper-lip bathos, without the slightest wink, smirk, or even modest inclination that the overwrought, melodramatic tone struck by Stellman's convoluted narrative, and a particularly hammy score by Michael Kamen, are intended as such.