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Release Date:
7 November 2002 (Hong Kong) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Deliver them from evil
Plot:
In 1917, in the Western front, a group of survivors of the British Company Y reach the most forward German trench in a foggy night... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A good low budget horror movie See more (123 total) »

Cast

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Jamie Bell ... Pfc. Charlie Shakespeare
Rúaidhrí Conroy ... Pvt. Colin Chevasse (as Ruaidhri Conroy)
Mike Downey ... Martin Plummer

Laurence Fox ... Capt. Bramwell Jennings
Roman Horák ... German soldier (as Roman Horak)
Dean Lennox Kelly ... Pvt. Willie McNess

Torben Liebrecht ... Friedrich

Kris Marshall ... Pvt. Barry Starinski

Hans Matheson ... Pvt. Jack Hawkstone

Hugh O'Conor ... Anthony Bradford

Matthew Rhys ... Cpl. Doc Fairweather

Andy Serkis ... Pvt. Thomas Quinn

Hugo Speer ... Sgt. David Tate
Pavel Tesar ... Mudman
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Directed by
Michael J. Bassett 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael J. Bassett 

Produced by
Michael Bischoff .... associate producer
Mike Downey .... producer
Jan Fantl .... co-executive producer
Caroline Hewitt .... executive producer
Frank Hübner .... producer
Ralph Kamp .... associate producer
Sam Lavender .... executive producer
Dan Maag .... executive producer
Sam Taylor .... producer
 
Original Music by
Curt Cress 
Chris Weller 
 
Cinematography by
Hubert Taczanowski 
 
Film Editing by
Anne Sopel 
 
Casting by
Liora Reich 
 
Production Design by
Aleksandar Denic 
 
Art Direction by
Martin Martinec 
 
Costume Design by
Lucinda Wright 
 
Production Management
Simon Borecki .... unit manager
Reinhild Gräber .... production supervisor: ApolloMedia
Rudolf Kurz .... production supervisor: ApolloMedia
Patty Saffeels .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jude Campbell .... first assistant director: second unit
Hendrik Holler .... first assistant director (as Hendrick 'The Machine' Holler)
 
Art Department
Pavel Hemmy .... assistant property master
Dennis Todorovic .... art department interpreter
 
Sound Department
Nick Adams .... sound designer
Max Bauer .... foley artist
Gordon Brown .... dialogue adr editor
Normann Büttner .... foley recordist
Paul Carr .... sound
Daniel Dietenberger .... foley editor
Samir Foco .... sound effects editor
Samir Foco .... sound re-recording mixer
Ivana Jeftic .... sound editor
Jirí Kríz .... production sound mixer
Jirí Kríz .... sound
Srdjan Kurpjel .... sound mixer
Andy Thompson .... sound
Paul Wrightson .... sound effects editor
Daniel Goganian .... production sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Pavel Sagner .... special effects coordinator
Jirí Vater .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Ales Dlabac .... digital effects artist
Maros Kesjar .... digital effects artist
David Vána .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Pavel Cajzl .... stunt double
Petr Drozda .... stunt coordinator
Jindrich Klaus .... utility stunts
Rudolf Vrba .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kriz David .... electrician
Chad Davidson .... camera operator
Milan Jirsa .... gaffer
Frantisek Novák .... first assistant camera
Petr Svoboda .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dita Valentinova .... costume interpreter
 
Editorial Department
Trevor Brown .... colorist
Steve Farman .... negative cutter
Louisa Harding .... assistant editor
Martin Hubacek .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Rob Lane .... composer: additional music
Steve Parr .... music mixer
Steve Parr .... music recordist
Alexander Saal .... music recording mixer
 
Other crew
Kate Barry .... production coordinator
Daniel Jewel .... development executive
 
Thanks
Stephen Daldry .... thanks
Alexander Stevens .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Death Front" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence, language and brief sexuality
Runtime:
94 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
In the German dubbed version, the German soldiers speak French.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: There is not (and never has been) such a rank as Private First Class in the British Army, although it is possible to reach Class Three, Two and One within your tradeSee more »
Quotes:
Sgt. David Tate:Don't call me 'sir', alright? I'm a sergeant, I work for a living.See more »

FAQ

Im confused at the end, were the soldiers in the real world after the battle?
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24 out of 35 people found the following review useful.
A good low budget horror movie, 31 January 2004
Author: Rosusa (unimatrixzero) from United Kingdom

I liked this film. It was quirky, had a sting in the tale and had a cast of excellent characters, from a young and innocent Private who tries to understand the horrors of war, a man about to loose his faith in God, a solider who wants to survive the war with the minimum of guilt, a dying teenager, shot in the spine and unaware of the horrors to come and to a psychotic solider who will kill anyone, friend or foe. Add to this a German soldier, played with sinister and frightening conviction by unknown actor, Roman Horak and you have a seat of your pants film that you don't want to watch on your own!

However like many low budget movies, especially those that come of the UK criticism and panning is the name of the game. Now this REALLY gets up my nose! Come on guys, this isn't America you know, we don't have the sort of greenbacks to pay for state of the art special effects in any movie that is British funded. We have to reply on spit, prayers and God's good will.

Deathwatch is damn good movie, scary, spooky, well acted and a cracking good horror film.

If you want something more in the line of special effects galore combined with `pants' acting then go out and buy or rent the mind numbingly stupid, `Freddy and Jason' but don't knock a movie because it doesn't have the budget to give it that glossy overstated Hollywood feel.

This is an intelligent film for intelligent people, if you don't fit into that category, watch something else instead.

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