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Peter Jackson on the First World War

The Lord of the Rings director discusses his new film that recreates the First World War in colour

Director Peter Jackson in 2015 in Beijing, China (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
Published: October 15, 2018 at 12:54 pm
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We speak to the Lord of the Rings director about They Shall Not Grow Old, his ambitious new film that recreates the First World War in colour


They Shall Not Grow Old was commissioned by the Imperial War Museum and the 14-18 NOW project to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day. It premiered in cinemas on Tuesday 16 October.

The documentary will debut on Blu-ray and DVD from Monday 10 December and will also be available via digital download. A special 30-minute Q&A with Peter Jackson will feature on both the Blu-ray and DVD releases.

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