War Requiem

War Requiem (1989)

  • Genre: War, Drama
  • Release Date: 1989-01-06
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 12 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Liberty Film Sales
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
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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.)

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  • Camera Richard Greatrex Director of Photography
    Sound Benjamin Britten Music
    Production Don Boyd Producer
    Directing Derek Jarman Director
    Writing Derek Jarman Writer
    Costume & Make-Up Bernard Floch Makeup Artist
    Production John Kelleher Executive Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Linda Alderson Costume Design
    Editing Rick Elgood Editor
    Art Sarah Swords Production Design
    Production Chris Harrison Associate Producer
    Art Lucy Morahan Production Design