QUEEN AND COUNTRY (15)

Date Time
Sat 4th July 7.45pm
Thurs 9th July 10.30am

John Boorman’s wonderfully funny and moving Queen and Country picks up the story of Bill Rohan from his Oscar-nominated 1987 classic Hope and Glory. It’s ten years on and Bill (Callum Turner) is starting his basic training in the early Fifties during the Korean War, where he’s joined by a trouble-making army mate, Percy (Caleb Landry Jones). They never get near Korea, but
engage in a constant battle of wits with the Catch-22-worthy Sgt. Major Bradley (David Thewlis) and Major Cross, their put-upon superior (Richard E. Grant). A superb ensemble cast headlines this portrayal of an England still in recovery after WWII. [102]

“A hugely pleasurable follow-up to the director’s autobiographical 1987 Hope and Glory” Gavin Smith, Film Comment

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