1917

1917

  • R
  • 2019
  • 119 min
  • USA, UK
  • 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

Screenwriters: Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Stars: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong

Won 2020 Golden Globes Award for Best Motion Picture - Drama

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

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...

Main Cast


Details


Year: 2019

Runtime: 119 min

Country: USA, UK, India, Spain, Canada

Language: English, French, German

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1

Sound Mix: Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital

Also Known As


  • Taistelul√§hetit - 1917 (FI)

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.