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Oh! What a Lovely War

1969 Rated G 2hr 24m

Based on the stage musical of the same name, director Richard Attenborough's wry satire is structured around a series of evocative vignettes that focus on the members of the Smith family during World War I. Scenes re-created include the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and the famous Christmas meeting in no-man's land between British and German troops. Laurence Olivier won a BAFTA Award for his role as a British field marshal.

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Movie Details

1970 BAFTA®
1970 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film
General audiences. All ages admitted.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; three-part documentary.