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smndvdcl's rating of the film Oh! What a Lovely War

An acerbic satire on the banality of war propaganda which rouses a nation into patriotism on dubious agendas. It is worth citing George Orwell here: "War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it." 'Humanitarian intervention' is the hard sell, the soft sell is the profitability of war. When war is described as 'lovely' or 'beautiful', alarm bells go off.