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Documentary, Period and Historical, War Films
English (English subtitles)
State-of-the-art technology has been used by director Peter Jackson and his team to transform audio and video archive footage which is more than a century old to tell the stories of the men on the front line in a fresh way in this astonishing documentary. Utilising the BBC and Imperial War Museum archives to create a narrative, Jackson tells the day-to-day story of those who served using their own voices. Their own attitudes to the conflict reveal plenty, including how they ate, rested and formed friendships in the moments between battles, as well as their hopes and dreams for the future. The film has been hand-colourised by Jackson’s team in its entirety with modern post-production techniques, providing a revolutionary insight into World War One, allowing audiences to experience the conditions closer than ever before.
Watch They Shall Not Grow Old on Into Film+ and discover a selection of archive World War One newsreels from 1915 that we have added before and after the feature: Seeing the New Year In captures a raucous campfire gathering, Preston and District Roll of Honour 10th series depicts enlistees departing by train and German Trenches after Three Day's Bombardment shows destroyed German trenches.
Bloody injury detail, images of real dead bodies.
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A group of young soldiers, led by an increasingly unstable Officer, await their fate in the trenches of France towards the end of World War One.
Student film produced about those who experienced the Battle of the Somme based on collections from The National Archives.
Compilation of films created by the Ministry of Information highlighting the importance of women’s contributions to the war effort.
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A rescue mission involving hundreds of thousands of British Allied soldiers takes place on the beaches of Dunkirk at the height of World War Two.
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