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A story about a group of soldiers last days before the battle of the Somme in 1916 it shows the conditions in the trenches during world war 1 and takes 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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In preparation for the film, the director sent to 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