April 6, 1917 As a regiment assembles to wage war deep in enemy territory, two soldiers are assigned to race against the clock and send a message that will stop 1,600 men from directly stepping into a death trap.
Sam Mendes writers:
Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns Stars:
Dean-Charles Chapman, George McKay, Daniel Mace | April 1917, Western Front. Two British soldiers were sent to send an emergency message to an isolated regiment, and if the message had not arrived in time, the regiment would have been imprisoned and killed. To get to the regiment, they will have to cross enemy territory. Time is of the essence and the journey will be full of dangers.