Tag Archives: UK
Carl has travelled from Yorkshire to central London to clear up the details of his brothers death. Although a successful attorney Carl finds that there is another side to his brothers life, which he willingly gets pulled into.
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that his is an untenable situation.
Boys in Brown (1949) Montgomery Tully, Jack Warner, Richard Attenborough, Dirk Bogarde, Crime, Drama
During post-war England, a young petty crook, Jackie Knowles, is on probation for committing petty crimes. Jackie wants to marry his girlfriend Kitty but they don’t have enough money to live on. Jackie foolishly accepts to be the getaway driver for a robbery job.
Britannia Hospital (1982) Lindsay Anderson, Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Mick Travis is a reporter who is about to shoot a documentary on Britannia Hospital, an institution which mirrors the downsides of British Society. It’s the day when Her Royal Highness is to visit the hospital to inaugurate a new wing, where advanced (and sinister) scientific experiments led by Prof. Millar will take place.
Trapped by the Mormons (1922) H.B. Parkinson, Evelyn Brent, Louis Willoughby, Ward McAllister, Drama, Crime
In the front row pew, a young boy named Gabriel sits as his father and a preacher tell him: “There are certain people who are chosen by God for some special purposes of His own. And we believe you are such a one.” Thus unfolds the destiny of Gabriel in Brian Kirk’s riveting Middletown.
Another Time, Another Place (1983) Michael Radford, Phyllis Logan, Giovanni Mauriello, Denise Coffey, Drama
Set in 1943 Scotland during World War II, Janie is young housewife married to a man named Dongal, 15 years her senior. As part of a war rehabilation program, Janie and Dongal welcome three Italian P.O.W.’s to work on their farm and Janie soon falls in love and enters into a doomed affair with one of the Italians named Luigi.
Je vous salue, Marie / Hail Mary (1985) Jean-Luc Godard, Myriem Roussel, Thierry Rode, Philippe Lacoste, Drama
Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a vaudevillian, agrees to waitress at a friend’s new restaurant and dotes on Andy, a cook who forever puts off home remodeling projects, and with a drunken friend, buys a broken down lunch wagon.