Hurricane (2018 film)

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Directed byDavid Blair
Produced by
  • Krystian Kozlowski
  • Matthew Whyte
Screenplay by
Music byLaura Rossi
CinematographyPiotr Sliskowski
Edited bySean Barton
  • Head Gear Films
  • Metrol Technology
  • Prospect 3
  • Stray Dog Films
Distributed by
  • Kaleidoscope Film Distribution (Theatrical)
  • Kino Świat (Poland)
Release date
  • August 9, 2018 (2018-08-09) (Poland)
  • September 7, 2018 (2018-09-07) (Worldwide)
Running time
123 minutes
United Kingdom
Budget$10 million

Hurricane (also known as Hurricane: 303 Squadron and 303: Bitwa o Anglię in Poland and Mission of Honor in the U.S.) is a 2018 biographical war drama film directed by David Blair and written by Alastair Galbraith and Robert Ryan. The film depicts the experiences of a group of Polish pilots of 303 Squadron in the Battle of Britain in World War II. Iwan Rheon stars as Jan Zumbach, with Milo Gibson, Stefanie Martini, Marcin Dorociński, Kryštof Hádek and Christopher Jaciow in supporting roles.[1][2]

The film had its premiere in Warsaw, Poland on 17 August 2018. It was released in the UK on the 7th September 2018.



On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval of 83%, with an average rating of 5.7/10.[3]


  1. ^ McKenzie, Steven. "Scot directs new film on WW2 Polish fighters". BBC. Retrieved November 24, 2018.
  2. ^ Gibbs, Bill. "Scots director behind Battle of Britain epic Hurricane". Sunday Post. Retrieved November 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "Hurricane (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved November 24, 2018.

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Further reading[edit]

Josef Frantisek: The Battle of Britain's Czech hero