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IMAX demonstration frame from "Dunkirk".
Warner Bros. Pictures is giving moviegoers a final opportunity to see
Christopher Nolan’s sweeping epic “Dunkirk” on the big screen. On
December 1, 2017, the film will be re-released in a select limited
engagement in 50 IMAX and 70mm locations in 34 domestic markets, including
New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia,
Washington DC, Dallas, Atlanta, and Toronto, among others. Following, on
January 24, the film’s re-release will be expanded to include more than 250
additional locations. The announcement was made today by Sue Kroll,
President Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.
Kroll stated, “With ‘Dunkirk,’ Christopher Nolan broke new ground in the
use of large-format cameras to create a theatrical event that demands to be
seen on the largest possible canvas. As we head into the holiday season, we
are excited to offer audiences another opportunity to be swept up in this
truly immersive moviegoing experience...whether for the first time or
Originally released in July, “Dunkirk,” which tells the story of one
of the most monumental events in history, was immediately embraced by
critics who praised it as a “masterpiece” and “tour-de-force filmmaking.”
The film was also a worldwide box office success, earning more than $524
million to date.
From filmmaker Christopher Nolan (“Interstellar,” “Inception,” “The Dark
Knight” Trilogy) comes the epic action thriller “Dunkirk.”
“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 and home almost within sight, they face an impossible situation as the
enemy closes in. As the story unfolds on land, sea and air, RAF Spitfires
engage the enemy in the skies above the Channel, trying to protect the
defenseless men below. Meanwhile, hundreds of small boats, manned by both
military and civilians, embark on a desperate rescue effort, risking their
lives in a race against time to save even a fraction of their army. When
400,000 men couldn’t get home, home came for them.
“Dunkirk” features an ensemble cast, including Fionn Whitehead, Tom
Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy and
Barry Keoghan, with Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance and Tom
Nolan directed “Dunkirk” from his own screenplay, utilizing a mixture
of IMAX and 65mm film to bring the story to the screen. The film was
produced by Emma Thomas and Nolan, with Jake Myers serving as executive
The behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Hoyte
van Hoytema, production designer Nathan Crowley, editor Lee Smith, costume
designer Jeffrey Kurland, visual effects supervisor Andrew Jackson and
special effects supervisor Scott Fisher. The music was composed by Hans
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Syncopy Production, a film by Christopher
Nolan, “Dunkirk.” Presented in conventional theatres and IMAX, the
film is being distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros.
This film has been rated PG-13 for intense war experience and some language.
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