PG | | Biography, Drama, War
Complex family relationships, as well as a combat experience, form the personality of the future world-known politician.
This is the first of five films on which Richard Attenborough and Anthony Hopkins collaborated. The others being Magic (1978), A Bridge Too Far (1977), Chaplin (1992) and Shadowlands (1993).
Who's that bloody fool on the gray?
Adjutant: Someone who wants to be noticed, I should imagine.
Captain: He'll be noticed. He'll get his head blown off.
In the depiction of the Battle of Omdurman, the film states the famous charge of the 21st Lancers, which included Winston Churchill, happened the next day "during mopping up operations". In fact the charge happened on the same day as the main battle.