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Young Winston

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Released: 29th August 2022. Richard Attenborough's renowned, star-studded historical biopic follows the early years of one of Britain's most beloved and controversial figures - Winston Churchill. Writer-producer Carl Foreman (High Noon, The Bridge on the River Kwai) was approached by Churchill himself, who suggested his own book, My Early Life: A Roving Commission, would make a good film. The result is a lavish and beautifully detailed drama, with Simon Ward in the lead role, detailing Churchill's service as a cavalry officer in India and the Sudan, as a war correspondent in the Second Boer War, and his election to Parliament at the age of 26. Forman and Attenborough assembled a sterling cast in support: Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft, Jack Hawkins, Ian Holm, Anthony Hopkins, Patrick Magee, Edward Woodward, and John Mills add weight to Attenborough's vision of the man and the myth.

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  • Details

    Released:
    29th August 2022
    Category:
    Drama
    Studio:
    Powerhouse Films
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Certification:
    Parental Guidance – General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children
    Barcode:
    5060697922318
  • Description

    Richard Attenborough's renowned, star-studded historical biopic follows the early years of one of Britain's most beloved and controversial figures - Winston Churchill. Writer-producer Carl Foreman (High Noon, The Bridge on the River Kwai) was approached by Churchill himself, who suggested his own book, My Early Life: A Roving Commission, would make a good film. The result is a lavish and beautifully detailed drama, with Simon Ward in the lead role, detailing Churchill's service as a cavalry officer in India and the Sudan, as a war correspondent in the Second Boer War, and his election to Parliament at the age of 26. Forman and Attenborough assembled a sterling cast in support: Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft, Jack Hawkins, Ian Holm, Anthony Hopkins, Patrick Magee, Edward Woodward, and John Mills add weight to Attenborough's vision of the man and the myth.
    Region Code:
    Region A,B,C
    Duration:
    154 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Hard of Hearing Subtitles: English, Interactive Menu, Screen ratio 1:2.35, Mono, Bonus Footage, Deleted Scenes, Documentaries: 'The John Player Lecture With Richard Attenborough', 'Reflections of a Director', 'A National Hero Brought to Life', 'Camel Blues', 'Stars and Sand', 'My Kingdom for a Horse', 'Fires in the Sky', 'Making It Up', Image Gallery, US premiere footage, Trailers
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