“One of Our Aircraft Is Missing” is a 1942 British war film directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, and starring Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, and Hugh Williams. The movie tells the story of a bomber crew whose plane is shot down over the Netherlands during a bombing mission over Germany in World War II.
The film begins with the crew taking off on their mission, but their plane is hit by enemy fire and they are forced to bail out. The crew members are scattered across the Dutch countryside and must work together to evade capture by the Germans and make their way back to safety in England.
The movie portrays the bravery and determination of the Dutch resistance fighters who help the British airmen, risking their own lives to shelter them from the Nazis. The airmen must navigate the unfamiliar terrain and face numerous obstacles along the way, including a German patrol and a treacherous river crossing.
As they make their way through enemy territory, the airmen must rely on their training and the kindness of strangers to survive. They also learn important lessons about courage, sacrifice, and the value of teamwork.
“One of Our Aircraft Is Missing” is a powerful and suspenseful film that celebrates the bravery and resilience of ordinary people in times of war. The movie’s message is that, despite the hardships and dangers of war, people can work together to overcome adversity and emerge victorious.
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell
Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams