Magazine article Screen International

BFI Boards Saul Dibb-Sam Claflin War-Drama 'Journey's End'

Magazine article Screen International

BFI Boards Saul Dibb-Sam Claflin War-Drama 'Journey's End'

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The BFI has boarded production finance on director Saul Dibb's (Suite Française) adaptation of the classic British stage play Journey's End.

Principal photography got underway earlier this month in Cardiffand Ipswich on the feature which stars Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games) in the lead role alongside Paul Bettany (A Beautiful Mind), Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire) Asa Butterfield (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children), Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and Tom Sturridge (Far From the Madding Crowd).

Simon Reade's adaptation of R.C. Sherriff's 1928 play also draw's on the latter's novel co-written with author Vernon Bartlett. Guy de Beaujeu is producing with Reade through their production company, Fluidity Films (Private Peaceful)

Director of photography is Laurie Rose whose most recent credits include Free Fire and High Rise. The creative team includes editor Tania Reddin, production Designer Kristian Milsted (The Girl With All the Gifts), and costume designer Anushia Nieradzik (A United Kingdom).

The production is financed by the BFI, Fluidity Films, British Film Company, Metro International, Ingenious, The Welsh Government's Media Investment Budget and uMedia. …

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