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.
Did You Know?
In preparation for the film, the director sent the main cast to a replica trench for a night to experience the conditions the British army suffered. 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
Pte. Charlie Ambrose
[in a mocking whine
You can tell your grandchildren, I was wounded by a flyin' tooth.