Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Peter Jackson's New Film

From Forces Network:
A hundred years on, 'Lord Of the Rings' director Sir Peter Jackson has seen footage of a mine explosion that his own grandfather was only a hundred yards away from on the Western Front at the time. He saw the footage while making his new film 'They Shall Not Grow Old'. The Oscar-winning director has breathed life into original First World War footage for the documentary that shares real stories of veterans who lived through the 1914-18 conflict. Sir Jackson and his team colourised and restored the footage from the archives of the Imperial War Museum - most of which has never been seen before – to produce an incredible insight into what life was like during “the war to end all wars”.
'They suddenly become real human beings, they’re not Charlie Chaplin...They’re real people with all the nuances and subtleties of human beings.' (Read more.)

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