- 119 min
- USA, UK
- drama, war
Two young British soldiers embark on a dangerous mission to save 1,600 men from certain doom during World War I.
Director: Sam Mendes
Won 2020 Golden Globes Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama
Samuel Alexander "Sam" Mendes, CBE (born 1 August 1965) is an English stage and film director. He has won two Laurence Olivier Awards for his London stage productions The Glass Menagerie and Company in 1996, and Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya in 2003. He also received a Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Musical for the Broadway revival of Cabaret in 1998. His...
as Captain Smith
as Lieutenant Leslie
as Lieutenant Blake
as General Erinmore
as Colonel MacKenzie
as Sergeant Sanders
as Major Hepburn
as Private Bullen
as NCO Harvey
as Colonel Collins
Editor: Lee Smith
Casting: Nina Gold
Director Of Photography: Roger Deakins
Original Music Composer: Thomas Newman
Tagline: Time is the enemy.
Genres: drama, war
Categories: world war one, year 1917, trench warfare, british army, behind enemy lines, war ruins, 1910s, mission, british soldier, war violence, barbed wire, no man's land, mud, sniper, german soldier, bayonet, food ration, biplane, trench, crater, tunnel, rifle
Runtime: 119 min
Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada
Language: English, French, German
Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1
Sound Mix: Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital
War is much on the minds of people right now, and "1917" is a good reminder, flaws and all, of what that really entails. Full Review ...
MacKay and Chapman disappear into their roles, pulling us into the story. Full Review ...
It's a tense, unnerving ride that accomplishes its goal of translating the first-person experience of war better than any war movies that have come before it. It's a level up. Full Review ...
The film is thrilling, moving on effectively from one shocking set piece to another, studding the narrative too with starry cameos.