WE SHALL NEVER SURRENDER, UNTILL IN GOD’S GOOD TIME

I can visualise the end series of DUNKIRK by reading this part of the scene…can anyone else do it?

Christopher Nolan’s movies end are always a work of art, the background score, the visuals, the narration, arrangement of events and the conclusion or leaving it to imagine… 

the way he has ended with Churchill’s speech with the visuals indeed a work of a master 

INT. TRAIN -DAY
Tommy looks down at the paper. Starts to read. Poorly.

TOMMY:“Wars are not won by evacuations.”

Alex shakes his head at this.

The train starts to pull into the station…
The platforms is crowded with civilians. Alex slinks down into his seat, turning away from the window…

A Civilian bangs on the glass, peering in…

ALEX: I can’t look,

TOMMY:“But there was a victory inside this deliverance which should be noted…”

Alex turns. The Civilian grins, holding up two beer bottles.
The platform is packed with cheering and waving civilians…
Women with sandwiches and drinks rush up to the windows…
TOMMY (CONT’D) “Our thankfulness at the escape of our army -”

Alex opens the window , grabbing food and drink as Tommy
continues to read…
TOMMY (CONT’D) “-Must not blind us to the fact that what has happened in France…is a colossal military disaster…”

INT. COCKPIT, SPITFIRE 1 -DAY

Farrier pumps the handle

EXT. SPITFIRE -CONTINUOUS
The landing gear inches past halfway down…
INT. COCKPIT, SPITFIRE 1 -CONTINUOUS

Pumping the handle, Farrier checks his belts

TOMMY (V.O.) “And we must expect another blow to be struck almost immediately…”

Farrier holds the plane steady in its descent towards the sands…

EXT. BEACH AT LA PANNE -CONTINUOUS
Spitfire 1 swoops onto the flat sand, wheels down.
TOMMY (V.O.) “We shall go on to the end, we shall fight in France…”

Farrier slides back the canopy and climbs out of the plan…
INT. MR. DAWSON’S HOME -DAY

Peter, gets up from the kitchen. Mrs. Dawson is at the stove, her back to us. 

As Peter grabs his coat he runs into Mr. Dawson, letters in hand, looking at the Herald. He hands it to Peter…

TOMMY (V.O.) “We shall fight on the seas and oceans…”

The small headline:
LOCAL BOY, GEORGE MILLS, JUST 17, HERO AT DUNKIRK:

Peter looks at his father. Nods with satisfaction.

EXT. BEACH AT LA PANNE -DAY
Farrier brushes sand from the wing of his beloved Spitfire…
TOMMY (V.O.) “We shall fight with growingconfidence and growing strengthin the  air…”

Farrier pulls his flare gun… He shoots into the cockpit…
80.

INT. TRAIN -DAY

Alex hangs out of the window, guzzling from a beer bottle,grinning at the women outside…

TOMMY: “We shall defend our island…”

Alex turns, deliriously happy, beer running down his chin
ALEX:What?!
TOMMY: (louder, over the celebration) “We shall defend our island,whatever the cost may be -we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds…”

EXT. DUNKIRK HARBOUR -EVENING
Bodies gently bob in the water…
TOMMY (V.O.) “We shall fight in the fields and the streets…”

Abandoned trucks and anti-aircraft guns, piles of boots, stacks of rifles catch the last light…

TOMMY (V.O.) “We shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender…”

Bodies line the length of the mole…

TOMMY (V.O.) ‘And even if, which I do not for a moment believe, this island… were subjugated and starving…”

EXT. BEACH AT LA PANNE -CONTINUOUS
Farrier kneels, hands on head, as dark shapes of German soldiers (seen only from behind) surround him…

81.
TOMMY (V.O.) “Then our empire beyond the seas, armed and guarded by the British fleet, would carry on the struggle…”

Farrier is led away from the burning plane…
INT. TRAIN -DAY
Alex is oblivious. Tommy continues, to himself…
TOMMY: “Until, in God’s good time…”

EXT. BEACH AT LA PANNE -CONTINUOUS
Moving towards the burning Spitfire…
TOMMY (V.O.) “The New World, with all its power and might -”

The shape of the plane is still visible beneath the flames…
TOMMY (V.O.) “-Steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the old”.

Move in on the burning Spitfire until the flames fill the frame and we

CUT TO BLACK

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