Darkest Hour

2017
6.6
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Title: Darkest Hour

Original Title: Darkest Hour

Year: 2017

Info

Release Dates

  • UK: January 12 2018
  • United States: November 22 2017

Plot

Gary Oldman is Winston Churchill in this film that tells how were the days in which Churchill had to take the reins of a country in the middle of a world war. In spite of not being the first option, neither the most qualifed for the job, Churchill is proclaimed first minister of the United Kingdom in the darkest moment Europe and his own country are living since the Great War. With the King and his party against him, the nazis devastating Europe and the menace of an invasion each time more impeding, the president will have to stay firm to change the course of History. Winston Churchill leads an attack against Hitler's army in the early days of World War II.

'Darkest Hour' is directed by Joe Wright ('Pride & Prejudice') and written by Anthony McCarten ('The Theory of Everything')

Awards

  • 2018 Academy Awards (Oscars): 8 2
  • 2018 Golden Globes: 1 1
  • 2018 BAFTA Awards: 9 2

Cast

Director:

Joe Wright Joe Wright

Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman

Winston Churchill

Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas

Clementine Churchill

Lily James

Lily James

Elizabeth Nel

Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn

King George VI

Ronald Pickup

Ronald Pickup

Neville Chamberlain

Stephen Dillane

Stephen Dillane

Viscount Halifax

David Schofield

David Schofield

Clement Atlee

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Trivia

Churchill 2017

The second film about Churchill in 2017, the first being "Churchill" starring Brian Cox.

Coincidences

If Sir John Hurt didn't dead, this wuold have been the third collaboration with Gary Oldman. They previously appeared in 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' (2011) and 'Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows-Part 2' (2011).

John Hurt

John Hurt's final film. The film will also be dedicated in his memory.

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