WHO’S IN IT?
Asa Butterfield (Hugo), Sam Claflin (Me Before You), Paul Bettany (A Knight’s Tale), Tom Sturridge (Far from the Madding Crowd), Toby Jones (Frost/Nixon), Stephen Graham (Public Enemies), Robert Glenister (Live By Night), Nicholas Agnew (The Lost City of Z), Miles Jupp (The Monuments Men), Theo Barklem-Biggs (Kingsman: The Secret Service), Jake Curran (Stardust), Andy Gathergood (Risen), Rupert Wickham (Belle)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Saul Dibb (The Duchess), director; Simon Reade (Private Peaceful), writer, producer; Guy de Beaujeu (Living in Hope), producer; Hildur Guðnadóttir (A Hijacking) and Natalie Holt (The Holding), composers; Laurie Rose (High-Rise), cinematographer; Tania Reddin (Cold and Dark), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
It is March 1918, and in the trenches a group of British soldiers, led by the war-weary and mentally disintegrating Captain Stanhope (Claflin), await their inevitable fate as a German offense draws nearer and nearer…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
As we mark the 100th anniversary this year of the end of the First World War, R. C. Sherriff’s classic play is adapted into a major new film which highlights the raw examples of true humanity who valiantly gave their lives in conflict all those years ago.