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1917

April 6th, 1917. As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against time and deliver a message that will stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.

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  • Director: Sam Mendes

  • Budget: $90 million

  • Box office: $290.6 million

Cast

George Mackay

Andrew Scott

Dean-Charles Chapman

Colin Firth

Richard Madden

Mark Strong

Benedict Cumberbatch

Daniel Mays

London Premiere

When: Wednesday 4th December 2019
Where: ODEON Luxe, Leicester Square, London

New York Screening

When: Monday 15th December 2019
Where: New York City

Los Angeles Premiere

When: Wednesday 18th December 2019
Where: TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles

Fun Facts

  • The story was inspired by Sam Mendes’ grandfather Alfred H. Mendes who wrote a WWI autobiography. The film is dedicate to Alfred and he even appears in the end credits.

  • For some scenes, 500 background extras were required!

  • The cast spent 6 months rehearsing for their roles before filming even began.

  • The production team dug trenches especially for the film. The trenches ended up being just under a mile.

  • During the scene where George Mackay’s character runs on the battlefield, he accidentally bumped into other actors (soldiers) twice and this shot ended up in the film!

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