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The Burying Party (2018)

Wilfred Owen returns to the Somme against the advice of his mentor Siegfried Sassoon, determined to follow his subject 'The Pity of War' to the very end.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Staite Matthew Staite ... Wilfred Owen
Sid Phoenix ... Siegfried Sassoon
Joyce Branagh Joyce Branagh ... Susan Owen
Benjamin Longthorne Benjamin Longthorne ... Corporal Thompson
Harry Owens Harry Owens ... Charles K Scott Moncrieff
Will Burren Will Burren ... Robert Graves
Sally Paffett Sally Paffett ... Nancy Nicholson
Howard Corlett ... Lieutenant Welham
Christian Faber ... 2nd Lieutenant Walker
Christopher Wollaton Christopher Wollaton ... 2nd Lieutenant Gower
Andrew Caley ... Robbie Ross
Tom Coliandris Tom Coliandris ... Private Barlow
William Holstead William Holstead ... Private O'Hara
Ian Horsman Ian Horsman ... Sarge
Will Mytum Will Mytum ... German Captain


Wilfred Owen returns to the Somme against the advice of his mentor Siegfried Sassoon, determined to follow his subject 'The Pity of War' to the very end.

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Release Date:

18 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La Pitié See more »


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GBP50,000 (estimated)
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Robert Graves: Tell me, what is it you're interested in?
Wilfred Owen: The pity.
Robert Graves: Hmm?
Wilfred Owen: I am interested in the pity of war.
Siegfried Sassoon: To the pity.
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Featured in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 11 June 2018 (2018) See more »

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4 November 2018 | by rand-25869See all my reviews

Beautifully shot and fantastic movie!! I think the film and the director will go a long way! This is something to stand behind!

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