PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I - a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times.
Vera Brittain also worked as a nurse in Malta and the ship she was travelling on was almost sunk by a torpedo; the film omits this part of the book (presumably for time and budget constraints)
Like no one else... you share that part of my mind that associates itself mostly with ideal things and places... The impression thinking about you gives me is very closely linked with that given me by a lonely hillside or a sunny afternoon... or ...
When Vera is reading Roland's poem about violets, the "violets" shown both on the ground and in Roland's hand are actually pansies.
During the opening credits, World War I guns can be heard in the background.
$53,000 (USA) (7 June 2015)
$1,822,030 (USA) (11 October 2015)