1917 is an upcoming war movie that has been directed by Sam Mendes and it has been co-written by Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns. The movie is based on an account told to Mendes by his paternal grandfather, Alfred Mendes.
The movie is scheduled for limited release on December 25, 2019, by Universal Pictures. It is set for wide release on January 10, 2020.
The movie is set during the time of the First World War. During the Spring of 1917, in Northern France, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a mission that seems pretty much impossible. The mission is to deliver a message that will warn of an ambush. The recruits must race against time and cross the enemy territory to deliver the warning and save a battalion of 1,600 men from walking into a death trap.
The cast of the movie features some really talented names. So, any movie enthusiast would leap at the opportunity of seeing all these great people acting. Here is the cast of the movie—
George MacKay as Pte. Schofield
Dean-Charles Chapman as Pte. Blake
Andrew Scott as Lt. Leslie
Richard Madden as Lt. Blake
Adrian Scarborough as Major Hepburn