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They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)

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A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

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Peter Jackson
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Through ground breaking computer restoration technology, filmmaker Peter Jackson's team creates a moving real-to-life depiction of the WWI, as never seen before in restored, vivid colorizing & retiming of the film frames, in order to honor those who fought and more accurately depict this historical moment in world history. Written by Curtis Medina

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Rated R for disturbing war images | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | New Zealand

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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$14,271,347, 14 February 2019
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Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

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1.85 : 1
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Grass and dirt proved to be the most challenging items to colorize. Some of the actual locations were identified, and Peter Jackson went there himself and shot thousands of photos to use as reference. See more »

Goofs

While British tanks after 2016 were painted brown/tan, the film is explicit that it does not name a battle, or a year that the various segments came from. Since the specific shots are not listed as being from a specific date or battle, they could be of either green, or tan. In addition, the Mark V tank at the Imperial War Museum, is green. See more »

Quotes

Soldier: [waving at camera] Hi, mum.
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Crazy Credits

"Filmed on location on the Western Front, 1914 to 1918" See more »

Connections

Featured in Front Row: Episode #3.3 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

We're Here Because We're Here
Traditional Folk Song
Performed by Supertronic
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Prepare yourself.
12 November 2018 | by mikeatfodSee all my reviews

Utterly haunting movie of life on the western front in WW1. Peter Jackson has thrown some serious computer firepower to bring these soldiers back to life.You will have never seen anything quite like this before.Breathtaking in many parts!


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