Testament of Youth

TitleTestament of Youth
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsKent, James
Running Time129 min
Date Released10/2014
DistributorLionsgate
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

Based on the memoir of the same name by Vera Brittain, this film offers an anti-war message based on the horrors and loss of World War I. Vera, an upper middle class British woman, joins the Voluntary Aid Detachment as a nurse after her brother and their childhood friends go to the Front. After her friends die, she moves to work behind the lines. There, she meets her brother, who asks her to continue her studies before his death. 

Cast

Alicia Vikander

Kit Harington

Taron Egerton

Emily Watson

Hayley Atwell

Colin Morgan

Joanna Scanlan

Alexandra Roach

Jonathan Bailey

Anna Chancellor

Nicholas Le Prevost

Nicholas Farrell

Dominic West

Miranda Richardson

Credits

produced by David Heyman & Rosie Alison

directed by James Kent

screenplay by Juliette Towhid

music, Max Richter

costume designer, Consolata Boyle

editor, Lucia Zucchetti

production designer, Jon Henson

director of photography, Rob Hardy

Genre

Biography, Drama, War

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