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George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott View All


Sam Mendes (Director), Krysty Wilson-Cairns (Screenplay), Sam Mendes (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 25th, 2019
Runtime: 1 hour, 59 minutes
At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.
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It's a very "allied" war film as opposed to a European war film, and for that reason alone it will get many of the big awards.
Set in WW1, a young British soldier is commissioned with delivering a message to advancing allied forces that they are heading into a trap set by the Germans.
Mendes is a proven commodity delivering stories of dysfunctional suburbia, but this epic story of war does provide the same sense of intimacy and skillfully crafted detail that went into American Beauty.