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Hope and Glory

John Boorman's critically acclaimed memory of childhood - moving, funny, bittersweet. The main character, Bill, is a seven year old boy, Sarah Miles his ever-tolerant mother who does her best while Dad's away at war. While the street is full of rubble, the Luftwaffe are parachuting into the backyard. This is a story of innocence in the face of war - a remarkable portrait of childhood. Winner of a Golden Globe Award for Best Picture.

Year: 1987
Genre: Drama, War and Anti-War Films, Golden Globe - Comedy or Musical, Carmen's Favourites
Country: UK
Director: John Boorman
Starring: Sarah Miles, David Hayman, Derrick O'Connor
Duration: 108 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level violence.
7.4/10
Location in store: Drama

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