Churchill (2017) Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Churchill (2017)

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    M: Mature themes.

  • The pitch:

    The man behind the smokescreen.

  • Starring:

    Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Ella Purnell, Julian Wadham, Richard Durden, James Purefoy, Danny Webb

  • Directed by:

    Jonathan Teplitzky

  • Running time:

    98 minutes

  • Rated:

    M (Australia), PG (UK), PG (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE:

    A woman slaps her husband's face. A man is pushed aside. A man thumps his fist on a desk and yells at a female employee. A man swipes objects from a table and throws a bottle while arguing with his wife. Kids play with toy rifles. Discussion about war and war tactics includes mentions of: Nazis, Hitler, dropping bombs, Allied forces, the Blitz, beach landings, many men/soldiers/civilians will be killed/slaughtered/butchered, casualties, poison gas, Boer War, Gallipoli, etc. Yelling, arguing. Sound effects of bombing, explosions, cries of pain, screaming heard. Blood/gore: A man walks through a muddy field littered with dead soldiers on ground/in barbed wire. Bloody sea water. A man says "their blood soaks my hands" referring to casualties of war. A man describes battle injuries ("eyes shot out, legs blown up by land mine, many dead or maimed, shellshocked, bloody sea foam", etc.) A man walks with a cane.

  • SEX/NUDITY:

    (None): Man in underwear, man in robe. Perverted mentioned (malapropism).

  • VICES/DRUG USE:

    Alcohol (spirits, hip flask). Smoking (cigars, cigarettes).

  • LANGUAGE:

    S-word, bastards. Name-calling (smug, puffed up little sh*t, bloody fool, stupid girl, etc). Religious references (prayer) and exclamations (Jesus Christ, bloody hell, for Christ's sake, goddamn, God knows, oh Heavens, God speed, etc).

  • THEMES:

    Winston Churchill, World War II, D-Day, Operation Overlord, Eisenhower, Allied forces, US-UK relations, 1940s Britain, leaders, history, speeches, heroes, duty, marriage.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS:

    Marriage separation, extra-marital affairs mentioned. Based on a true story.

  • CRITICS LIKE:

    (tbc)

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE:

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