Thursday, 12 May 2016

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

I came to 'Whiskey Tango Foxtrot' without any foreknowledge of what it is about and with the uninformed assumption, because it stars Tina Fey, that I would be seeing a broad comedy.

In fact the film is a drama, and a good one at that, about the wartime experiences in Afghanistan of a television journalist, her media colleagues and the military with whom they associated in the field and  at leisure.

The film has humour, in the style of 'MASH', I suppose, but it is mostly a depiction of wartime relationships in closed and dangerous environments.


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