'Churchill': World War II Prime Minister, Wife Talk Marital Woes (Exclusive Video)
Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson and John Slattery star in the historical drama, set to hit theaters June 2.
Brian Cox's Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine (Miranda Richardson), reveal the toll that years of war have taken on their marriage in an exclusive clip from the upcoming film, Churchill.
"I know I haven't been fully a companion to you for some while," Winston Churchill says in the above video. "This war requires the whole of me. And it's no easy matter being a leader."
Clementine adds, "It's not that easy being married to one either, expected to stand behind you and prop you up…with good humor and unfailing kindness. I sometimes wish I could live my own life."
The movie follows the British Prime Minister in the run-up to D-Day as he's reluctant to embark on the large-scale campaign, afraid of repeating his mistakes from World War I, tired from years of battle and dealing with depression and questions of his historical significance.
Clementine, or "Clemmie," provides strength and support along the way, inspiring him to greatness. The film also stars John Slattery as Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Churchill hits theaters June 2.