London's Leicester Square hosted the World Premiere of Christopher Nolan's war epic 'Dunkirk'. The film features a prestigious cast, including Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance , Kenneth Branagh and Cillian Murphy, as well as newcomer Fionn Whitehead. The ensemble cast also includes Harry Styles (One Direction) making his feature film debut.
Prince Harry joined the cast and crew alongside veterans on the red carpet in support of the charity group Contact.
About the film
400,000 Allied soldiers were trapped on the beach at ‘Dunkirk’, surrounded by the German army in the early days of the Second World War. And they needed to be evacuated.
France had been overrun, and the Allied army had been defeated and trapped. In a desperate effort to save the troops, more than 800 boats – from military ships to tiny civilian fishing boats – came to help with the evacuation that would become known as the Miracle of Dunkirk.