WHO’S IN IT?

Fionn Whitehead (film debut), Tom Glynn-Carney (film debut), Jack Lowden (A United Kingdom), Harry Styles (One Direction: This Is Us), Aneurin Barnard (Ironclad), James D’Arcy (Hitchcock), Barry Keoghan (’71), Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn), Cillian Murphy (Batman Begins), Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies), Tom Hardy (Legend)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight), director, writer, producer; Emma Thomas (Inception), producer; Hans Zimmer (Batman Begins), composer; Hoyte Van Hoytema (Interstellar), cinematographer; Lee Smith (The Prestige), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1940, hundreds of thousands of allied soldiers from England, Belgium, Canada and France were stranded on the shores of Dunkirk, cut off and surrounded by German forces. In an effort to evacuate the troops, countless ships were deployed to help bring them home…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Christopher Nolan’s bold vision of the early days of the Second World War promises some exhilarating action and filmmaking techniques that push the boundaries even for ambitious filmmakers like him.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 21ST JULY 2017