Tag: UK

March 15, 2019 / Drama

Connie is a member of the British landowning “Ascendancy” in Ireland after WWI. Through a chance friendship with a British soldier, she learns how sheltered she has been, and chooses to ally herself, in her own way, with the struggle for Irish independence.

March 11, 2019 / Comedy
March 11, 2019 / Comedy

With extensive restrictions on how much foreign exchange British travelers can take outside the realm (then £5), a variety of English men and women are trapped in expensive Sweden. These include Bumble and her estranged husband Reggie.

March 10, 2019 / Drama
March 5, 2019 / Drama

Seeking the whereabouts of international gangster Nick Randall, the U.S. State Department seeks the help of Scotland Yard. Nick’s girl, Angela, is currently in a British prison, but has refused to give Nick away. So the authorities contact Gran’ Ramsey, a stoolie currently at the same prison as Angela, to have her arrange an escape for Angela, so the police can follow her to Nick. Gran’ stages a getaway, the two women taking with them a third, Marguerite, whose prison-born baby is about to be turned over to the welfare department. It is up to Gran’ to keep the police informed of Angela’s whereabouts without being detected by the escapees, while waiting for Angela to contact Nick.

March 4, 2019 / Drama

Three generations of a Scottish clan are chronicled in this melodramatic saga. The film starts with the death of a sickly med student in a Glasgow slum. His fiancee also dies in childbirth. Her brother, who survives, begins raising her baby girl who grows up to have an affair with a lab assistant. Her “father” disapprove and threatens to destroy the wedding.

February 27, 2019 / Drama

A has-been, alcoholic former soccer star determines to make a comeback. He gets help from his former girlfriend, now a rock star, and her partner.

February 27, 2019 / Drama

Life on the home front during World War 2. Martha Dacre tries to keep her home running as normal, during the run up to the D Day landings. With several lodgers to contend with, and her son and daughter away serving in the Navy, she has chosen to stay as a housewife. When her son’s ship is damaged during the landings, she begins to regret, not taking a war job.