D-Day: A British paratroop squad are dropped off-target and wiped-out. Private Johnny Barrows is the only survivor; inexperienced, scared and lost behind enemy lines, Johnny must grow up and become a man on his perilous journey to safety. 'D-Day Survivor' is a tale of courage and survival set during an offensive that would prove to be the turning point of the war.
This is what happens when the school drama club have a few spare quid and time to kill…
- D-Day Survivor review by Schrödinger's Cake
I am in general a huge fan of low-budget films, and can easily overlook a bit of thin plot, and some heath-robinson CGI etc. as long as it does a good job of telling a story. For a great example of this, you could do a lot worse than take a look at Primer: great story, absorbing acting and they have sensibly avoided splurging any of the budget on CGI. Awesome.
D-Day Survivor is the complete opposite: a total car-crash of drama-club acting, terrible effects and a ropey plot.
They’d have been better off adding some canned-laughter and positioning it as a parody…