Forget Firth and Cumberbatch. Sam Mendes’s award-winning First World War blockbuster is all about the young actors on a life-or-death mission between the trenches – and Dean-Charles Chapman is the Essex lad leading from the front.
Ho ho, 1917 was shot in a single take! Or, what looks like a single take. I spotted the cut, so I’m a cinematic genius. Roger Deakins!