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Seeing it 10 years later, I still very much enjoy it, but notice the faults (the naff effects etc) but it doesn't take away from a very enjoyable film. The parts where they discuss the mission and train for it are all well done, and the flying scenes (apart from the dodgy models) are well done. The parts with the squadron leader and the resistance cell's leader's sister are pretty bad though.
I'd definately recommend this, along with Battle of Britain and The Dambusters as a great war film, and a chance to see some great aeroplanes.
The HUGE plus for warbird afficandos are the last three airworthy Mosquitos roaring across the screen. It was the last time - and now at time of writing (Nov 2004) there are no airworthy Mossies - so the film records their wooden wonder passing.
Ron Goodwin's stirring "633 Squadron March" is a gem to go with the flying sequences.