The Patrol (2013) Film Review

The Patrol follows a small British Army unit on the frontlines in Afghanistan. Battling poor equipment, low morale, and an unseen enemy the men begin to fall apart from the pressures of an ill prepared military operation.


Tom Petch directs the Patrol and it’s a thoughtful directorial debut. Set in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province in 2006, a British military unit is sent to the frontlines. The British Troops were sent out for what was supposed to be three days but after a special forces operation in the area disrupts the Taliban the soldiers are forced to stay indefinitely. Continue reading “The Patrol (2013) Film Review”