Hedd Wyn (1992)

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  • Hedd Wyn Original
  • Hedd Wyn - The Armageddon Poet Alternative

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Synopsis

Ellis Evans has an ambition to win the Welsh literary prize for his poetry. However, the First World War is looming and although Ellis at first refuses to sign up he is eventually forced to enlist, and is killed in the massacre of the 1917 Battle of Passchendaele. Five weeks later he is posthumously awarded the top literary prize for an epic poem written at the Front.

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