Churchill
- Brian Cox

Overview - This historical drama portrays Winston Churchill (Brian Cox) on the eve of D-Day, as he grapples with his fears that the invasion will be a disaster akin to the Battle of Gallipoli during WWI. With time running out, his military allies and his wife (Miranda Richardson) must persuade him to go ahead with the operation.  Read more...

 
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This historical drama portrays Winston Churchill (Brian Cox) on the eve of D-Day, as he grapples with his fears that the invasion will be a disaster akin to the Battle of Gallipoli during WWI. With time running out, his military allies and his wife (Miranda Richardson) must persuade him to go ahead with the operation. John Slattery, Ella Purnell, James Purefoy, and Julian Wadham co-star. Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky.

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    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 741952839590
  • Genre: BIOGRAPHY
  • Rating: PG (MPAA)
  • Release Date: October 2017

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"Brian Cox, in a towering, Oscar-caliber performance, proves the literal beating heart of CHURCHILL a superb look at iconic statesman Winston Churchill’s torturous days leading up to the pivotal D-Day landings of June 6, 1944." - 06/01/2017 Los Angeles Times


"CHURCHILL, a new movie directed by Jonathan Teplitzky from a script by Alex von Tunzelmann, is laudable in its effort to shine a light on the Churchill who struggled in private with crippling depression..." - 05/31/2017 New York Times


"The commanding Brian Cox is a natural choice to play Churchill. Cox slips comfortably into the Churchill wardrobe and props, as familiar as any superhero costume..." - 06/01/2017 Chicago Sun-Times


3 stars out of 4 -- "Brian Cox is a marvel of an actor, and to watch him tear into the role of Winston Churchill is not to be missed. This is a version of the venerable British Prime Minister we haven't seen before." - 06/01/2017 Rolling Stone


"Brian Cox plays Winston Churchill with roaring conviction, all fire and bluster and lion-of-Britain piss and vinegar." - 05/29/2017 Variety


"Miranda Richardson plays Churchill’s wife, Clemmie, shrewdly: imperious, exasperated, gimlet-eyed." - 06/14/2017 The Guardian


3 stars out of 5 -- "The film is about the difference between the man and the icon." - 06/15/2017 Empire

 
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