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bosun

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When you write a movie review, and want to introduce the background, can I say as follows?

The background of this movies is during world war II.
 

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Hi Bosun

The background of this/the movie is during World War 11. is fine.
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When you write a movie review, and want to introduce the background, can I say as follows?

The background of this movies is during world war II.

How about:
The movie is set in... (here give the place like France, Belgium, whatever) during World War Two.
 

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How about:
The movie is set in... (here give the place like France, Belgium, whatever) during World War Two.

Yes, this is exactly what I would say.

It's set in coastal France on the even of the Normandy invasion, or whatever. You can give location, date, and even major historic events that have taken place or are about to take place.
 

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Yes, this is exactly what I would say.

It's set in coastal France on the even of the Normandy invasion, or whatever. You can give location, date, and even major historic events that have taken place or are about to take place.
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