Globe Theatrette - a boutique theatre in the heart of Ahuriri Village, Napier
Darkest Hour

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Fri 23 Feb 5.50pm SOLD OUT
Sat 24 Feb 8.15pm
Sun 25 Feb 12.50pm
Tue 27 Feb 1.10pm, 5.50pm
Wed 28 Feb 3.30pm
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Darkest Hour

Coarse language

Genre: Drama, Biography
Director: Joe Wright (Atonement, Hanna)
Cast: Gary Oldman (Dracula), Lily James (Cinderella), Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom), John Hurt (Elephant Man), Kristin Scott Thomas (The English Patient)

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation.

As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

"Churchill's darkest hour is Gary Oldman's finest. Gripping, touching, amusing and enlightening" (Empire)

Nominated for 6 Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Hair and Makeup, Best Costume Design

Runtime: 125 mins