Brian Cox and Miranda Richardson star in this acclaimed biopic, following Winston Churchill in the tumultous days before the infamous D-Day landings in June 1944.
CHURCHILL follows Britains iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the days before the infamous D-Day landings in June 1944. As allied forces stand on the south coast of Britain, poised to invade Nazi-occupied Europe, they await Churchills decision on whether the invasion will actually move ahead.
Fearful of repeating his mistakes from World War I on the beaches of Gallipoli, exhausted by years of war, plagued by depression and obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness, Churchill is also faced with constant criticism from his political opponents; General Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery.
Only the unflinching support of Churchill brilliant, unflappable wife Clementine can halt the Prime Minister physical and mental collapse and help lead him to greatness.
CDirected by Jonathan Teplitzky from an original screenplay by British historian Alex von Tunzelmann.
Starring Brian Cox as the legendary Winston Churchill, Miranda Richardson as the Prime Ministe wife and confident Clemmie, John Slattery as General Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied D-Day operations, and Julian Wadham as British military commander Field Marshal Montgomery.