1917

1917 (2019)

  • R
  • 119 min
  • USA, UK, India
  • drama, war
9/10

Two young British soldiers embark on a dangerous mission to save 1,600 men from certain doom during World War I.

Director: Sam Mendes

Writer: Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Stars: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden

1917

1917 (2019)

  • R
  • 119 min
  • USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada
  • drama, war
9/10

Two young British soldiers embark on a dangerous mission to save 1,600 men from certain doom during World War I.

Director: Sam Mendes

Writer: Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Stars: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden

Won 2020 BAFTA Award for Best film


Hard-hitting, immersive, and an impressive technical achievement, 1917 captures the trench warfare of World War I with raw, startling immediacy.

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Director


  • Sam Mendes
    Sam Mendes
    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 debut film...

Main Cast


Reviews


  • Bill Goodykoontz (Arizona Republic)

    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...

  • Moira MacDonald (Seattle Times)

    MacKay and Chapman disappear into their roles, pulling us into the story. | Full Review...

  • Adam Graham (Detroit News)

    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...

  • David Sexton (London Evening Standard)

    The film is thrilling, moving on effectively from one shocking set piece to another, studding the narrative too with starry cameos.

Details and Technical Specs


Runtime: 119 min

Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada

Language: English, French, German

Sound Mix: Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Color: Color

Also Known As


  • Taistelul√§hetit - 1917 (FI)