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Yanks ★★ 1979

An epic-scale but uneventful drama depicts the legions of American soldiers billeted in England during WWII, and their impact—mostly sexual—on the staid Britons. No big story, no big deal, despite a meticulous recreation of the era. 139m/C VHS, DVD . Richard Gere, Vanessa Redgrave, William Devane, Lisa Eichhorn, Rachel Roberts, Chick Vennera, Arlen Dean Snyder, Annie Ross; D: John Schlesinger; W: Colin Welland, Walter Bernstein; C: Dick Bush; M: Richard Rodney Bennett. British Acad. ‘79: Support. Actress (Roberts); Natl. Bd. of Review ‘79: Director (Schlesinger).