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War Requiem

War Requiem

Jan. 06, 1989 UK 92 Min.
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Derek Jarman


Nathaniel Parker isWilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen
Tilda Swinton isThe Nurse
The Nurse
Laurence Olivier isThe Old Soldier
The Old Soldier
Rohan McCullough isEnemy Mother
Enemy Mother
Owen Teale isThe Unknown Soldier
The Unknown Soldier
Sean Bean isThe German Soldier
The German Soldier
Alex Jennings isBlinded Soldier
Blinded Soldier
Claire Davenport isWard Sister/Britannia
Ward Sister/Britannia
Spencer Leigh isSoldier 1
Soldier 1


A film with no spoken dialogue, just follows the music and lyrics of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem, which include WWI soldier poet Wilfred Owen’s poems reflecting the war’s horrors. It shows the story of an Englishman soldier (Wilfred Owen) and a nurse (his bride) during World War I. It also includes actual footage of contemporary wars (WWII, Vietnam, Angola, etc.)

War Requiem
Original title War Requiem
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