WINNER OF THREE ACADEMY AWARDS® INCLUDING BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL DOWNLOAD 4TH MAY, 2020 AND ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM AND DVD 18TH MAY, 2020 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
“THE FILM OF THE YEAR” (DAILY MAIL)
INCLUDES AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE GROUNDBREAKING FILMMAKING THAT RIVETTED AUDIENCES AROUND THE WORLD
1917, the critically acclaimed, multi-award winning action spectacle including Academy Award® winner for Best Cinematography arrives on Digital Download 4th May, 2020 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu- rayTM and DVD 18th May, 2020 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Hailed as “One of the most stirring films of the year’’ (BBC Culture), the universally acclaimed film combines groundbreaking film making, memorable performances, and an unforgettable insight into the human experience against the shattering background of war. Additionally an Oscar® winner for Best Visual Effects and Best Sound Mixing, 1917 is “an epic piece of filmmaking’’ (Time Out London).
In 1917 at the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (MacKay) and Blake (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. 1917 comes to Digital Download, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM and DVD with bonus content showcasing the incredible craft and artistry behind the immersive feature, including a detailed look into the production design, how the film engineered a one shot, 360-degree format and interviews with the cast and crew.
In 1917, Academy Award®-winning director Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Spectre, Skyfall) brings his Golden Globe® and BAFTA award-winning directorial performance to a script co-written alongside Krysty Wilson-Cairns (“Penny Dreadful”). The film stars breakout actors George Mackay (Captain Fantastic, Pride, Sunshine on Leith) and Dean-Charles Chapman (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”). Accompanying Mackay and Chapman are standout performances by Mark Strong (Tinker Tailor, Kingsman, The Imitation Game), Andrew Scott (“Fleabag”, Sherlock, Spectre), Richard Madden (Netflix’s “The Bodyguard”, Rocketman, HBO’s “Game of Thrones”), Colin Firth (The King’s Speech, Kingsman, Bridget Jones) and Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock, Dr. Strange, The Imitation Game). The film was produced by Mendes, Pippa Harris (“Penny Dreadful”, “Call the Midwife”), Jayne-Ann Tenggren (Spectre, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close), Callum McDougall (Spectre, Skyfall, Casino Royale) and Brian Oliver (Rocketman, Black Swan).