1917 Box Office: Reliance Entertainment and Amblin Partners’ World War I drama, ‘1917’ directed by Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes continues to capture the hearts and minds of global film audiences. The ‘one continuous shot’ war thriller, inspired by the Director’s grandfather’s stories, started at the No. 1 slot at the US box office in its opening weekend wide and has now grossed over USD$ 300 million (Rs. 2,100 crores) worldwide.
In the 6th weekend after its opening wide, new and repeat audiences alike are hailing the film as one of the best war films ever made, if not an ‘absolute masterpiece.’
‘1917’ has enjoyed a brilliant awards season, and bagged top honours at all major awards functions:
3 Academy Awards
3 Critics Choice Awards
2 Golden Globes
Directors Guild of America
Producers Guild of America
American Society of Cinematographers
Starring George MacKay as Lance Corporal Schofield and Dean-Charles Chapman as Lance Corporal Blake, Mendes has captured the hearts and minds of audiences and critics alike, with Roger Deakins’ cinematography attracting rave reviews.
DreamWorks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present, in association with New Republic Pictures, a Neal Street production, produced in association with Mogambo, Sam Mendes film: 1917, starring George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, with Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch. ‘1917’ is directed by Sam Mendes. A Reliance Entertainment release in India, the film is still running in theatres.