South African-born actor Richard E Grant makes his directorial debut with this semi-autobiographical comedy/drama set against the colonial British withdrawal from Swaziland. 11-year-old Ralph lives with his folks (Gabriel Byrne and Miranda Richardson), whose marriage is on the rocks. Sent off to boarding school, when Ralph returns home 2 years later, his father is remarried to an American air hostess, Ruby (Emily Watson) and the political landscape is shifting too.

Year: 2005
Genre: Comedy, Drama, True Stories, Film Festivals 2006
Country: UK, France, South Africa
Director: Richard E Grant
Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Miranda Richardson, Nicholas Hoult, Emily Watson, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Fenella Woolgar, Julian Wadham
Duration: 97 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains Offensive language, sexual references and drug use
Location in store: Drama



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