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An impossible mission

Published:Wednesday | January 22, 2020 | 12:16 AM
George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapmanstar in1917.
George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapmanstar in1917.

Two young British soldiers during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldiers’ brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.

1917 is a war film directed, co-written and produced by the English director, producer and screenwriter Academy Award®winner Sam Mendes. The film stars George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Academy Award®winner Colin Firth and Academy Award®nominee Benedict Cumberbatch.