Arromanches 360º urges us to actively remember the atrocities of war. The 360º cinema experience plunges visitors straight into the hell in water that were the D-Day landings.
film, the Price of Freedom, uses previously
unreleased footage spliced together with present-day
shots of the peaceful landscape in an attempt
to create the intensity of June 1944.
The ambient lighting and the cacophonous music
blasting out of the nine speakers attempts to
plunge you head-first into the action. Through
images shot from the differing machines of war,
visitors are able to float along with the pontoons
at Arromanches, fly over Pointe du Hoc and then
finally come ashore at Omaha Beach.
Saving Private Ryan and numerous computer games may have pulled you closer to D-Day, but Arromanches 360º drags you in.
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