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Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

On Christmas Eve 1914, while one of the bloodiest conflicts in human history continued, many battalions of the Western Front called an unauthorized truce. Soldiers met peacefully in No Man's Land to share food, play football and sing carols. This film dramatises French, British and German soldiers celebrating, with some superiors turning a blind eye and others infuriated.

Last on

Christmas Eve 2011 00:45 BBC Two

Credits

Anna Sorensen
Diane Kruger
Nikolaus Sprink
Benno Furmann
Lt. Audebert
Guillaume Canet
Palmer
Gary Lewis
Horstmayer
Daniel Bruhl

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