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Journey's End - Film Review

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Published November 21st 2018
In the face of fear, all they can do is wait
Journey's End is the 107 minute film about an allied military company on the frontline during WWI. The movie follows the company as they face their six days on the frontline. A battle is coming, they know that but all they can do is sit and wait and wait some more for the war to come to them.

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As the battle edges ever so closer, the tempers of the colonel and his officers frey that little bit more. Adding fuel to the fire is the new officer Raleigh, a young boy of no more than 18, who requests the company after having attended the same school as the Colonel albeit a few years below him. Raleigh is young and excited about his posting, a stark difference battle-weary men, some who appear to be battling PTSD and self-medicating with alcohol.

Saul Dibb is showing another side of the WWI with Journey's End. The focus of the film isn't a major battle but rather the waiting that happens between the major battles, and how the men try to get through what seems to be the endless waiting. This doesn't take away from the film and actually it makes it that much more dramatic ...

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