Yanks is a 1979 John Schlesinger film, set in World War II in the village of Dobcross, in Lancashire, England. Starring Richard Gere, Vanessa Redgrave, William Devane, Lisa Eichhorn, Rachel Roberts and Tony Melody.

The film focuses on three romances taking place as a result of the stationing of American troops in Britain in the build up to the Normandy Landings, plus the impact and reactions of the two different cultures on each other in rural 1940s England.

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    The Yanks have colonized our subconscious.
    Wim Wenders (b. 1945)