The movie

The Great Escaper

Bernard Jordan escapes from his care home to attend the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in France.

Length: 97 min
Country: United Kingdom
Language spoken: English
Language subtitles: Dutch
Cast: Michael Caine, Glenda Jackson, John Standing, Danielle Vitalis, Will Fletcher, Laura Marcus
Director: Oliver Parker
Release date: 2023

Description

Based on a true story that made national news about pensioner Bernard Jordan who in 2014, absconded from his care home in Hove, Sussex UK to attend an event in France marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings. After the local Police were notified the care home got a call that evening to say Mr Jordan had been found safe and well in France.

Reviews

Empire
"Played with devastating care”
The Guardian
"Michael Caine is gruffly heartbreaking in this veteran adventure”