Released: January 2015

Filmed here: March 2014

Director: James Kent

Certificate: 12

Vera Brittain, irrepressible, intelligent and free-minded, overcomes the prejudices of her family and hometown to win a scholarship to Oxford. There she falls in love with her brother’s close friend Roland Leighton as together they pursue their literary dreams. But the First World War is looming, and as the boys leave for the front Vera realises she cannot sit idly by as her peers fight for their country…