Dir: Sam Mendes | US | 2019 | 119 mins
Cast: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, with Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch
Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning director of Skyfall, Spectre and American Beauty, brings his singular vision to his World War I epic, 1917. At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them. Elevenses on Wednesday and Thursday.
The screening on Wednesday 29th January shown as ‘CC’ above and ‘S/T’ in the programme, will be shown with English language subtitles on screen.
All times listed are the programme start time unless otherwise stated. Films start approx 30 mins after the programme start time.