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1917

Dir: Sam Mendes
Cast: Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth
118mins   2019   UK   15   English   

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldier's brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.

'Sam Mendes delivers the film of his career by mashing up the survivalist thrills of The Revenant with the helter-skelter mayhem of a shoot'em'up video game, and setting it during the Great War' - Kevin Maher, The Times