War Requiem (1989)

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1h 32min


Nathaniel Parker
Wilfred Owen
Laurence Olivier
The Old Soldier
Rohan McCullough
Enemy Mother
Owen Teale
The Unknown Soldier
Sean Bean
The German Soldier
Alex Jennings
Blinded Soldier
Claire Davenport
Ward Sister/Britannia
Milo Bell
Soldier 2
David Meyer
Clancy Chassay
Young Wilfred
Jody Graber
Enemy Child
Liberty Ross
Young Girl


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 streaming: where to watch online?

Currently you are able to watch "War Requiem" streaming on Kanopy, Criterion Channel.

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