War Requiem

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  • Genre(s): Drama War
  • Release year: 1989
  • Running time: 92 min
British cinema's enfant terrible teams with his muse Tilda Swinton and Laurence Olivier, for a spectacular and moving interpretation of composer Benjamin Britten's 1961 orchestral masterpiece.

British cinema's enfant terrible teams with his muse Tilda Swinton and Laurence Olivier, for a spectacular and moving interpretation of composer Benjamin Britten's 1961 orchestral masterpiece.

Original Release

01/06/1989

Cast

Tilda Swinton The Nurse
Laurence Olivier The Old Soldier
Patricia Hayes Mother
Rohan McCullough Enemy Mother
Nigel Terry Abraham
Owen Teale The Unknown Soldier
Sean Bean The German Soldier
Alex Jennings Blinded Soldier
Claire Davenport Ward Sister / Britannia
Nathaniel Parker Wilfred Owen
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Derek Jarman

Writers

Derek Jarman, Wilfred Owen

Cast

Tilda Swinton The Nurse
Laurence Olivier The Old Soldier
Patricia Hayes Mother
Rohan McCullough Enemy Mother
Nigel Terry Abraham
Owen Teale The Unknown Soldier
Sean Bean The German Soldier
Alex Jennings Blinded Soldier
Claire Davenport Ward Sister / Britannia
Nathaniel Parker Wilfred Owen
Spencer Leigh Soldier 1
Stuart Turton Soldier 5
Linda Spurrier Nurse 3
David Meyer Businessman
Clancy Chassay Young Wilfred
Jody Graber Enemy Child
Liberty Ross Young Girl
Milo Bell Soldier 2
Richard Stirling Soldier 3
Kim Kindersley Soldier 4

Producers

John Kelleher Executive Producer
Herbert Chappell Executive Producer
Don Boyd Producer
Chris Harrison Producer

Editors

Rick Elgood

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