British secret agents in the Special Operations Executive fight the Nazis in the hills of Crete during World War II, a gripping, funny and true story. The White Mountain is a mixture of Saving Private Ryan and the Kings Speech
Alec Guinness is born fatherless to an alcoholic mother. Painfully shy yet driven, Guinness struggles in early life until he joins the struggling Old Vic Theater in a small part. The version of Hamlet is flawed by an aggressive Laurence Olivier and they cannot complete a rehearsal. The Company travels to Denmark for a performance at Elsinore Castle, Shakespeare’s setting for the play. The weather, workers and nature are against them. A funny, thoughtful and true story of a gentle, introverted man overcoming impossible odds to become one of the worlds most successful actors.