A story about a group of soldiers' last days before the battle of the Somme in 1916, showing the conditions in the trenches during World War 1 and taking you into the minds of the soldiers.
It is a place 8ft wide, 600 miles long, man-made and God-forsaken.
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Writer-director William Boyd
has strong family connections to World War I. His great uncle was wounded in the Somme, as was his grandfather at Paschendale. See more
The shelling of German trenches and the nomansland before the actual attack was immense. First of all the shelling would have been deafening, secondly, the nomansland would have been a moon-like scenery full of craters and barbwire, not a nice meadow. See more
Sgt. Telford Winter
Ya got Jocks to the left of you, Micks to the right. Thats all you need to know for now.