- 1hr 39m
- 1hr 39m
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- The title is a slight mis-quotation from the poem "For the Fallen" by Laurence Binyon, who wrote "They shall grow not old". Peter Jackson has chosen to put the words in a more logical order, in contrast to Binyon's "Yoda-like" poetic word-order.
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Jackson and his entire production team have produced a film which is both a form of cultural monument and a monumental cinematic achievement.
By applying cutting-edge restoration techniques to footage shot at the time, Jackson has crafted an historical portrait of matchless immediacy and power, in which young souls lost in a century-old war stare out across the years and meet our gaze.
As a immersive primer on the first-hand experiences of British soldiers, this innovative documentary is a haunting, moving and consistently engaging lesson in how to bring the past vividly alive