Jack Lowden steps into the shoes of English World War I-era poet Siegfried Sassoon in director Terence Davies' Benediction.

the British government's role in the war and his struggle with his own sexuality after returning home from battle and during his later years.

In addition to Lowden, Benediction also notably stars Peter Capaldi, Kate Phillips, Jeremy Irvine, and Tom Blyth.

Best known for his appearances in Dunkirk, Fighting with My Family, and Mary Queen of Scots, Lowden has taken part in his fair share of biopics and historical tales, among other genres.

Decorated for bravery during World War I, British soldier Siegfried Sassoon returns from service and becomes a vocal critic of the government's continuation of the war.

Adored by the aristocracy and the stars of London's literary and stage world, Sassoon's experiences inspire him to write poetry about the horrors of battle.

Screen Rant interviewed Lowden, who elaborated on the film's key storytelling elements and spoke about his preparation for portraying Sassoon.

Benediction star Jack Lowden reveals his approach to portraying Siegfried Sassoon. He also speaks on the war-era biopic's storytelling significance.