You won’t regret watching this.

Released in July, Christopher Nolan’s summer blockbuster Dunkirk was lauded by both critics and audiences alike. His big budget portrayal of the evacuation of soldiers from a beach in northern France during World War 2 has made it’s way into many end of year ‘Best Of’ lists including ours.

Now it’s been given a superb fan made edit into a silent movie. YouTuber Tom from the Like Stories of Old channel is the creator of the video and explained his thinking behind it-

“What started off as a regular essay on Dunkirk’s visual storytelling and its influences from silent films, slowly turned into what is by far my most experimental video to date,” he said.

“It began when I re-edited a few clips from Dunkirk into a silent film style to compare it to existing silent films that Nolan mentioned as his inspirations (and also; because it was just really fun to do).”

“I was amazed at how well it translated and how well it highlighted Nolan’s use of camera angles, body language, facial expressions and staging in Dunkirk’s storytelling; a great use of visuals both in portraying minor conflicts as well as in telling the story as a whole.”

Check it out here:

Via: Polygon / Like Stories of Old