Rated: PG-13 for some thematic material
Cast: Stephen Dillane, Ben Mendelsohn, Gary Oldman,
Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Ronald Pickup
Director: Joe Wright
Screenplay: Anthony Mccarten
Synopsis:
During the early days of World War II, with the fall of
France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as the
threat of invasion looms. As the seemingly unstoppable
Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army cornered
on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe
hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British
Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Academy Award
nominee Gary Oldman). While maneuvering his political
rivals, he must confront the ultimate choice: negotiate
with Hitler and save the British people at a terrible cost
or rally the nation and fight on against incredible odds.
Directed by Joe Wright, Darkest Hour is the dramatic and
inspiring story of four weeks in 1940 during which
Churchillís courage to lead changed the course of world
history.
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