The documentary, which was produced in conjunction with the Imperial War Museums, tells Ravilious’ story through rare archival footage, unpublished private correspondence and his own words.
Film contributors include Ai Weiwei, Robert Macfarlane, Grayson Perry, Freddy Fox, Alan Bennett and Tamsin Greig. It was filmed in places like Portugal, the UK and Ireland.
The film, which is currently playing in the UK, has already grossed over £275,000 ($297,000) at the box office and is expected to be one of the highest-grossing documentaries this year.
ERIC RAVILIOUS: DRAWN TO WAR (Trailer)—in theaters July 1 https://t.co/bZYJVjx3RM via @Youtube
— Margy Kinmonth (@MargyKinmonth) May 13, 2022
MetFilm is looking to make the most of the tremendous local success of Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War and find the perfect partners to release the film worldwide.
Kinmonth has always wanted to bring the dramatic and unknown story of this heroic war artist to the big screen. Ravilious’ breathtaking legacy is so cinematic and never fails to motivate. He is delighted with the film’s performance with viewers across the UK and is eager to share his story with a wider audience.
Murray said he was pleased to collaborate with MetFilm for the worldwide release of the film Margy Kinmonth.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- What is “Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War” about?
The film portrays the underrated British artist against the backdrop of the wartime sites that served as his inspiration.
- When will the film be introduced in overseas markets?
During the next Mipcom in Cannes, the MetFilm Sales team will present the film to the foreign market.
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