Journey’s End (2017)

March, 1918. C-company arrives to take its turn in the front-line trenches of norther France, led by the war-weary Captain Stanhope (Sam Claflin). With a German offensive imminently approaching, the officers (Paul Bettany, Stephen Graham, Tom Sturridge) and their cook (Toby Jones) use food and the memories of their lives before the war to distract themselves, while Stanhope soaks his fear in whisky, unable to deal with the dread of the inevitable. A young officer, Raleigh (Asa Butterfield), arrives fresh out of training and abuzz with the excitement of his first real posting – not least because he is to serve under Stanhope, his former school house monitor and the object of his sister’s affections. Each man is trapped, the days ticking by, the tension rising and the attack drawing ever closer.

Genres: Drama | War

Country: UK

Language: English

Release Date: 2 February 2018 (UK)

Director: Saul Dibb

Writers: Simon Reade (screenplay),  R.C. Sherriff (novel)

Stars: Paul Bettany,  Sam Claflin,  Stephen Graham

Review Scores

8.25
  • IMDb Rating - 7
  • Metacritics - 7
  • Rotten Tomatoes - 10
  • Wants to see - 9