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War Requiem

Film with no spoken dialogue which follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten's War Requiem and includes Wilfred Owen's poems reflecting the horrors of war. It portrays the story of an English soldier, Owen, and a nurse (his bride) during World War I, and includes footage from World War II and wars in Vietnam and Angola.

Release date:

1 hour, 26 minutes

Last on

Mon 31 Mar 2014 00:15
BBC Two Scotland


Role Contributor
Wilfred OwenNathaniel Parker
NurseTilda Swinton
Old SoldierLaurence Olivier
MotherPatricia Hayes
DirectorDerek Jarman
ProducerDon Boyd