Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict (2013)

05/24/2013 (GB) DocumentaryDramaMusic 1h 44m


A feature film about Benjamin Britten, released as part of the 100 year celebrations of his birth. Britten is the most performed British composer worldwide. This film premiered at Gresham's School, which he attended, and focuses on how his life-long pacifism influenced his life and music. Written and directed by Tony Britten (In Love With Alama Cogan), narrated by John Hurt and with a superb cast of young people, including many supporting roles taken by students of Gresham's School, the film weaves dramatisation with a documentary narrative.

  1. Tony Britten

    Director, Writer

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  1. John Hurt

    John Hurt

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Alex Lawther

    Alex Lawther

    Benjamin Britten

  3. Mykola Allen

    Oliver Berthoud

  4. Bradley Hall

    Bradley Hall

    Peter Floud

  5. Jeremy Lloyd

    Jeremy Lloyd

    David Layton

  6. Jake Mann

    James Klugmann

  7. Christopher Theobald

    Donald Maclean

  8. Paul Hands

    George Howson

  9. Alastair Boag

    Walter Greatorex

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Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict
Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict

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Original Language English

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