1917 burst onto the scene and has both critics raving, and cinephiles running to theaters. The Golden Globe winner for Best Motion Picture- Drama and Best Director – Sam Mendes is being heralded by critics as “a genuine marvel of movie magic” (Forbes), “breathtaking” (Vanity Fair), and “a visual knockout” (Hollywood Reporter). Several of the filmmakers and cast behind this masterwork stopped by our sister location, the Angelika Dallas! Check out the exclusive interviews below, and subscribe to the Angelika YouTube channel for more!
Golden Globe winning Director Sam Mendes on the one-take technique of the film, casting & the entire landscape that had to be created in order to make it all work:
And what is it like to be an actor on a one-take piece? Find out that & more in this exclusive interview with actors Dean-Charles Chapman & George MacKay:
Screenwriter Krysty Wilson-Cairns on how she got involved with the film, and the intense research it took to make the film feel like real life:
About the film:
At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (CAPTAIN FANTASTIC’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) 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.
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