The trench the Somme, 1st July, 1916

Format: DVD 2011
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A group of young British soldiers are on the eve of the Battle of the Somme, the worst defeat in British military history. At the center of the troops is 17-year-old Billy Macfarlane with his older brother Eddie who have volunteered for service. Like their fellow squad members, they are boys dressed as men. Their survival is in the hands of war-hardened Sergeant Winter and bookish Lieutenant Harte. When word comes the squad will join the first wave of attacks, they all face an equal fate.
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Subjects Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916 -- Drama.
World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Drama.
War films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Publisher Richmond Hill, Ont. :BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd.,2011
Contributors Boyd, William, 1952-
Clark-Hall, Steve.
Craig, Daniel, 1968-
Nicholls, Paul, 1979-
Rhind-Tutt, Julian, 1968-
Dyer, Danny, 1977-
D'Arcy, James, 1975-
Murphy, Cillian, 1976-
Whishaw, Ben, 1980-
Clark, James, 1931-2016
Portman Entertainment (Firm)
British Screen.
Arts Council of England.
Bonaparte Films (Firm)
Blue PM (Firm)
Skyline Films (Firm)
Galatée Films.
BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd.
Participants/Performers Daniel Craig, Paul Nicholls, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Danny Dyer, James D'Arcy, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Tony Pierce-Roberts ; editors, Jim Clark, Laurence Méry-Clark; music, Evelyn Glennie and Greg Malcangi.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999.
"Best of British."
Special features: cast biographies, crew profiles, production notes; bonus documentary feature: World War I: on the Western front (ca. 48 min., b&w).
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital.
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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