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Gary Oldman's 'Darkest Hour' to release in India on Jan 19

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

starrer "Darkest Hour" will release in Indian theatres on January 19.

Oldman today won his maiden for Best in a Motion Picture - for his portrayal of British in the Joe Wright-directed film.

After his win, Oldman said, "There are certain figures that are indispensable. And really, looking at Churchill more specifically and closely than just being a figure in British history... really diving into it, our world order we've sort of enjoyed over the past 70 years is arguably down to one man."

"As I said out there, I'm proud of the movie because it shows and illustrates the power of words and actions that words and actions can literally change the world. And the courage (Churchill) had... he took on this racist thug, this dictator, it showed extraordinary courage. I look at people like and Lincoln, that's who I believe you could compare him to," the added.

"Darkest Hour", the film focuses on the early days of World War II. With the fall of imminent, Britain faces its as the threat of invasion looms. As the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British

The film also stars Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, and

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 18:50 IST