The New Poster for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk

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The New Poster for Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk

The new poster for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the new poster for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk, opening in theaters on July 21. Nolan directed Dunkirk from his own original screenplay, utilizing a mixture of IMAX and 65mm film to bring the story to the screen. The film has been rated PG-13 for intense war experience and some language.

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Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.

The film’s ensemble cast includes Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy and Barry Keoghan, with Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn, Hamlet, Henry V), Cillian Murphy (Inception, The Dark Knight Trilogy), Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies, Wolf Hall) and Tom Hardy (The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road, Inception).

The film was produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas (Interstellar, Inception, The Dark Knight Trilogy), with Jake Myers (The Revenant, Interstellar, Jack Reacher) serving as executive producer.

The behind-the-scenes creative team on “Dunkirk” included director of photography Hoyte van Hoytema (Interstellar, SPECTRE, The Fighter), production designer Nathan Crowley (Interstellar, The Dark Knight Trilogy), editor Lee Smith (The Dark Knight Trilogy, Elysium), costume designer Jeffrey Kurland (Inception, Bullets Over Broadway), and visual effects supervisor Andrew Jackson (Mad Max: Fury Road).  The music was composed by Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception).

Dunkirk was filmed on location in France, Holland, the UK and Los Angeles.