Oscar® Week 2018: Darkest Hour (PG)

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Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman is transformed into Winston Churchill in this historical-drama telling the story of the one of the country’s darkest – and strongest – hours.

Within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation.

As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a sceptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

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UK 2017 Dir Joe Wright 125 min

Nominated for 6 Academy Awards including Best Actor for Gary Oldman

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