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1917

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In Theaters: December 25, 2019 (limited)

On DVD/Blu-ray: March 24, 2020

On Digital: March 10, 2020

On VOD: March 10, 2020

R | 1h 59m | Drama, War


At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Lance Corporal Schofield (George MacKay) and Lance Corporal Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman), are stuck with 1,600 other British soldiers in the trenches of the Hindenburg Line on April 6, 1917.

Their superior, General Erinmore (Colin Firth), assigns them a challenging and dangerous task — to personally deliver a letter to Colonel Mackenzie (Benedict Cumberbatch), commander of the 2nd battalion.

In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that could potentially stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers — one of them being Blake’s own brother.

Director: Sam Mendes
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Brian Oliver, Callum McDougall, Jayne-Ann Tenggren, Pippa Harris, Sam Mendes
Cast: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch
Writer(s): Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Official Site: 1917.movie

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