Darkest Hour stands apart from more routine historical dramas.
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"Vertigo" is an obvious inspiration for "Phoenix," but there are other films and books that the film brings to mind.
Roger Ebert's essay on film in the 1978 edition of the Britannica publication, "The Great Ideas Today."
The Festival International du Film, held annually in Cannes, France, has become the world's most prestigious film festival—the spot on the beach where the newest films from the world's top directors compete for both publicity and awards.