Private Peaceful

Character: Young Charlie

Created by: Michael Morpurgo

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Written by: Simon Reade

Produced by: Guy de Beaujeu, Simon Reade

Cast Members: Jack O'Connell, George MacKay

Released date: October 12, 2012

Genre: Drama

Private Peaceful details the gritty rural lives and loves of Tommo and Charlie - two young brothers - and their poor Devonshire family from 1909 until 1916, when the outbreak of war destroys their country idyll. Both join up (one under age) leaving behind the beautiful Molly who is the love of both their lives. The young men survive gas attacks, shelling, German troops and the appalling deaths of their close friends. But one thing they cannot escape is summary military justice

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Taglines:

  • Divided by love. United by war. Torn apart by injustice.
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