A war film without war, Ice Cold in Alex focuses on healing the international divide post-WWII through a smartly composed desert trek.
Interpreting the events of Dunkirk from two perspectives, the British film is suitably angry at how history played out.
Pure post-war spectacle, The Dam Busters isn't concerned with the after effects, only the national pride that led to a British victory.
A post-WWII POW tale, The Colditz Story uses frequent British gallows humor to soften this story of living under German imprisonment.
While made for a certain purpose and certain time, Went the Day Well still offers a notable message long after the war ended.
Imperfect and existing only to exploit a trend, writing off Gappa ignores that it's trying to bring a sense of normalcy to a changing country.
Absurd and even ludicrous, Mind Games fears changing social norms when using a college kid to terrorize a middle class family.
Dark, satirical comedy takes the lead in The Skeleton of Mrs. Morales, leading to an unforgettable finale that brings the themes together.
Hudson River Massacre (aka Canadian Wilderness) features one well scaled battle scene and universal story, if little else.
While strained in dramatic credibility, Manon's post-WWII romance bravely deflated some of the joy of a Nazi defeat.
Another well-written comedy from Ealing Studios, Passport to Pimlico serves up a comedic treatment of Great Britain's post-war issues.
The better of the two sequels, The Santa Clause 3 brings the series' themes to a proper close, even if the humor only rises to a sitcom level.