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The new trailer for Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk captures the dread of war

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A new trailer for Christopher Nolan’s World War II film Dunkirk has arrived, and it shows off the tense evacuation of British forces during the early days of WWII.

The first teaser made our hearts race and the second highlighted the plight of the soldiers trying to escape from the French port of Dunkirk. This new trailer showcases the desperate efforts to evacuate the hundreds of thousands of British soldiers, using a fleet of civilian ships covered by a handful of airplanes. The film stars Tom Hardy, Harry Styles, Cillian Murphy, and, and Kenneth Branagh.

We already know that Nolan is pulling out all the stops to film this movie. He’s using 65mm film and IMAX cameras to shoot the action, going beyond what he did for his Dark Knight trilogy and Interstellar. The results look astonishing: the visuals of the beaches and masses of soldiers under attack that we’ve seen thus far look amazing. That’s doubly important, because the movie will reportedly be light on dialogue, leaning on the action and visuals to convey the story.

Dunkirk arrives in theaters on July 21st, 2017.