1917 is a 2019 epic war film directed by Sam Mendes.

Official trailers

Universal Pictures on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 released the trailer:
1917 - Official Trailer .

Story intro

During the First World War in April 1917, the German army has pulled back from a sector of the Western Front in the north of France. General Erinmore briefs two young British soldiers, Blake and Schofield. Aerial reconnaissance has spotted that the Germans are not in retreat but have made a tactical withdrawal to their new Hindenburg Line, where they are waiting to overwhelm the attacking British with artillery. With field telephone lines cut, Blake and Schofield are ordered to hand-deliver a message to the Second Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment, calling off their planned attack, which might cost the lives of 1,600 men including Blake's brother Joseph. Schofield and Blake cross no man's land and reach the abandoned German trenches. These turn out to contain tripwires, which a rat triggers. The ensuing explosion almost kills Schofield, but Blake digs him out. They arrive at an abandoned farmhouse, where they witness a dogfight. The German plane plunges into the farm and Schofield and Blake attempt to save the burned pilot. Schofield proposes to mercy kill him, but Blake has Schofield fetch water for the pilot. The pilot stabs Blake and is shot dead by Schofield, who comforts Blake as he dies, promising to complete the mission. Schofield is picked up by a passing British unit. A destroyed bridge near the bombed-out village, Écoust-Saint-Mein, prevents lorries from crossing, so Schofield crosses alone on the remnants of the bridge. This draws an attack by a German sniper across the river. Schofield tracks down and kills the sniper, only to be knocked out by a ricocheting bullet.

Cast

George MacKay
Lance Corporal Schofield
Dean-Charles Chapman
Lance Corporal Blake
Mark Strong
Captain Smith
Andrew Scott
Lieutenant Leslie
Colin Firth
General Erinmore
Claire Duburcq
Lauri
Richard Madden
Lieutenant Joseph Blake
Benedict Cumberbatch
Colonel MacKenzie
Daniel Mays
Sergeant Sanders
Richard McCabe
Colonel Collins
Jamie Parker
Lieutenant Richards
Nabhaan Rizwan
Sepoy Jondalar
Michael Jibson
Lieutenant Hutton
Adrian Scarborough
Major Hepburn
Chris Walley
Private Bullen
Pip Carter
Lieutenant Gordon
Andy Apollo
Sergeant Miller
Paul Tinto
NCO Baker
Josef Davies
Private Stokes
Billy Postlethwaite
NCO Harvey
Gabriel Akuwudike
Private Buchanan
Spike Leighton
Private Kilgour
Robert Maaser
German Pilot
Gerran Howell
Private Parry
Adam Hugill
Private Atkins
Benjamin Adams
Sergeant Harrop
Anson Boon
Private Cooke
Kenny Fullwood
Private Rossi
Tommy French
Private Butler
Ryan Nolan
Private Malky
Elliot Baxter
Private Singer
Bogdan Kumsackij
German Sniper
Kye Mckee
German Soldier
Ivy-l Macnamara
French Baby
Merlin Leonhardt
Soldat Muller
Taddeo Kufus
Soldat Baumer
Jos Slovick
Wayfaring Stranger Soldier
Luke Hornsby
Private Pinewood
Jack Shalloo
Private Seymour
Elliot Edusah
Private Grey
Joe Mendes
Private Willock
Jacob James Beswick
Lance Corporal Duff
Ian Wilson
Sergeant Wright
Bradley Connor
Sergeant Gardner
Justin Edwards
Captain Ivins
John Hollingworth
Sergeant Guthrie
Daniel Attwell
Captain Sandbach
Samson Cox-Vinell
Orderly Dixon
Jonny Lavelle
Orderly Byrne
Michael Rouse
Captain Rylands
Richard Dempsey
Mackenzie Officer
Phil Cheadle
Mackenzie Officer
Jonah Russell
Captain Morahan

About

The film 1917 was scheduled to be released on December 4, 2019 (London), on December 25, 2019 (United States), on January 9, 2020 (Netherlands), on January 10, 2020 (United Kingdom, Turkey) and on January 16, 2020 (Germany) by Universal Pictures (United States), eOne (United Kingdom), Reliance Entertainment (India), Universal Studios, 01 Distribution, Blitz, Entertainment One, Forum Film Slovakia, Golden Village, Intercontinental Film Distributors (HK), Monolith Films, NOS Audiovisuais, Nordisk Film, Odeon, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., Toho-Towa, United International Pictures (UIP), Universal Pictures International (UPI) and WW Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 119 minutes. With a budget of $90 million, the film grossed over $84.7 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.

Rating

1917 got high rating from critics.

External links

Official website: 1917.movie

IMDB: 1917

Wikipedia: 1917 (2019 film)

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