Keswick Film Club - Glorious 39

Saturday 27th February 2:00 PM

Glorious 39 

Director: Stephen Poliakoff Country: UK
Cert: 12A Year: 2009 Length: 129 mins
Glorious 39

Audience Reaction

Score: 72.64% Attendance: 214

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Synopsis

Experienced TV writer Poliakoff returns to film with a thriller confected from a tale of pre-World War II appeasement among the English ruling class. A fine cast underpins the drama, including David Tennant, Jenny Agutter, Bill Nighy and Julie Christie. 'A far more subversive film than its Brideshead Revisited-style patina of nostalgia first suggests ...Driven by a tremendous performance from Romola Garai...[who] captures brilliantly her character's mix of defiance, incomprehension and, eventually, terror.' (Geoffrey Macnab, The Independent)

Critics

open_quote An enjoyable conspiracy close_quote Philip French, The Observer


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Keswick Film Club won the Best New Film Society at the British Federation Of Film Societies awards in 2000.

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