The Trench
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The Trench
In 1916, the British Army suffered their bloodiest and most severe defeat ever in the Battle of the Somme; The Trench focuses on the awful prelude to the battle as seen through the eyes of a group of inexperienced soldiers. Billy Macfarlane (Paul Nicholls) is a 17-year-old boy who joined the Army to fight alongside his older brother Eddie (Tam Williams), whom he worships. As the members of their platoon wait for fighting to commence, Eddie climbs up on a hill to see what the German forces are up to. He's immediately hit by sniper fire, suffering a severe injury, and soon another man in the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"atmospheric and uneven"
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Loaded with soggy, overused war movie cliches."
‑ Chuck Rudolph, Matinee Magazine
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