Fortress

Fortress

  • Out Now
  • Rating 15
  • Runtime 93 mins
  • Genre Action

 

Synopsis

When the commander of the crew of a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber is killed in action in a raid over Sicily in 1943, his replacement, a young, naive pilot struggles to be accepted by the plane's already tight-knit Irish American crew.


Ordered into a suicide mission, their only chance for survival is to band together as brothers in battle. With unparalleled aerial action, Fortress pays homage to the sacrifices of an entire generation during the most important war in history.
 

Cast

Bug Hall
Don Jeffcoat
Sean McGowan
Joseph Williamson
Chris Owen
Manu Intiraymi

Crew

Michael R. Phillips
Adam Klein
Jerry Buteyn
Jason McKinley
Julian Moss
Brian Thompson

 

'The rapid pace of an air war makes us forget that we are looking at a digital rendering, persuading us that the Lass is airborne once more! She looks and sounds just as she should. The attention to detail is not just limited to the aircraft; it would have been so easy for the makers to use generic patch-work quilt landscape scenery, but when we find ourselves peering down the bomb-sight we see an actual rendition of the city of Rome, complete with Coliseum.' - The West Londoner