Time was, any new war epic inevitably claimed to be "The Last Great Untold Story of WWII!!!" Affable, peculiar, and a bit contrived, THE BRYLCREEM BOYS could well live up to that billing.
September, 1941. A dogfight ends with both Royal Air Force squadron leader Myles Keogh (Bill Campbell) and German pilot Rudolph von Stegenbeck (Angus MacFadyen) parachuting into the Republic of Ireland. The Irish government maintains its diplomatic neutrality by imprisoning any soldier, Allied or
Axis, who arrives uninvited, and so both are sent to the same compound and held with other stranded British and German soldiers and sailors. Irish Commandant O'Brien (Gabriel Byrne) ru...