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1917 premieres today on television in Portugal

With 10 Oscar nominations for 2020, including best picture and third winner, 1917 is Sam Mendes’ masterpiece: an exciting epic that revisits the tension of World War I. The film arrives on national television today, premiering exclusively on TVCine Top, October 30, Friday, at 9:30 p.m. Using a technique that simulates a single sequence shot, the director is able to uniquely heighten the sense of urgency and convey the experience of the characters in real time.

In 1917, George MacKay (Captain Fantastic) and Dean-Charles Chapman (Game of Thrones) play Schofield and Blake, two soldiers on whom the life of a battalion of 1,600 men depends which falls into a trap. Responsible for delivering a message to cancel an attack scheduled for the next day, they cross enemy territory in a race against time. Any obstacle can mean your death and, consequently, that of your comrades in arms.

1917 at 9:30 p.m. on TVCine Top

Eighth film by American Beauty director Sam Mendes (5 Oscars), Skyfall and Revolutionary Road, this is a drama about courage and camaraderie, inspired by a story told by the Trinitarian-Tobagense writer of Portuguese-born Alfred Mendes, the director’s paternal grandfather, who served the British Army during the war.

1917 also features actors such as Colin Firth (Oscar winner in The King’s Speech), Benedict Cumberbatch (Oscar nominee in The Imitation Game), Mark Strong (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), Andrew Scott (007 Specter), Richard Madden (Bodyguard), among others and is an exclusive debut for TVCine Top, today, October 30, Friday at 9:30 p.m.

You can watch the trailer for this brilliant film here.

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