VIMY

 

THE BATTLE OF VIMY RIDGE - BIRTH OF A NATION

The battle of Vimy ridge took place during the First World War from 9 to 12 April 1917, in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

The site fortified by the German army, had been the subject of multiple insuccessful attacks on the part of the French and British armies, particularly in 1915. On 9 April 1917, British empire troops - mainly composed of the four divisions of the Canadian Expeditionary Force - unite their forces and pass to the assault.

At the cost of several thousand deaths, they managed to take over the ridge on April 12.

52’ DOCUMENTARY

ROLE: CHIEF EDITOR & MOTION DESIGNER

DIRECTED BY LOÏC VAN RUSSEL

PRODUCED BY WILD HORSES

 

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