The Salient


November 11, 2015

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This is a film about one of the most contested spots of the Great War: the half circle north and east of the Flemish city of Ypres that protruded into enemy territory and became known as the Ypres Salient. Just a few miles across, more than a million people were killed or wounded in this small area during four years of bitter fighting. Over time the Salient came to symbolise every description heard in conjunction with the Great War: sacrifice, courage, honour and duty just as much as chaos, sla...