Oh! What a Lovely War

Oh! What a Lovely War

Poster for Oh! What a Lovely War

Richard Attenborough's first film as director, based on the stage muiscal, with an ensemble cast including Laurence Olivier, Vanessa Redgrave and a young Maggie Smith. Winner of five 1970 BAFTAs. The story follows a working-class family who change their sunny views on World War I after their boys witness the harsh reality of trench warfare.

1969Rating: G144 mins
Musical

Oh! What a Lovely War | Awards

Award Winner
Best Supporting Actor (Olivier), Art Direction, Cinematography, Costume Design and Soundtrack at the 1970 BAFA Awards. Best English-Language Foreign Film, Golden Globes 1970.

Oh! What a Lovely War | Release Details

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