- 125 minutes
Directed by: Joe Wright
Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James and Kristin Scott Thomas
During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
4 stars “Churchill’s darkest hour is Gary Oldman’s finest. Gripping, touching, amusing and enlightening, his performance is the prime reason this film must be seen – but not the only one.” - Empire
4 stars "Gary Oldman is a tremendous Winston Churchill in high-octane drama" - The Guardian
4 stars "Gary Oldman's Churchill will galvanise the nation" - The Telegraph
2 Oscar wins: Best lead actor - Gary Oldman, Best make-up and hair
Also nominated for Best picture, Best cinematography, Best production design, Best costume design
2 BAFTA wins: Leading Actor - Gary Oldman, Best make-up and hair.
Also nominated for Best film, Outstanding British film, Supporting Actress - Kristin Scott Thomas, Original music, Cinematography, Production design, Costume design,
Golden Globe winner: Best performance by an actor in a film – drama – Gary Oldman
Screen Actors Guild award winner: Best actor