Total Film Magazine's 23 Awesome Welsh Moviesby frasermummery | created - 29 Mar 2011 | updated - 29 Mar 2011 | Public
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2. Twin Town (1997)
Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
Twin Town opens with wide sweeping shots of seaside Swansea; to be the place of action for the next one and a half hours. The serene setting with miles upon miles of old semi-detached ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,038 | Gross: $0.07M
3. The Proud Valley (1940)
Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Music
In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.
5. Hedd Wyn (1992)
Unrated | 123 min | Drama, Romance, War
A young poet living in the North Wales countryside competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry - that of the chair of the National Eisteddfod, a tradition dating back a ... See full summary »
6. House of America (1997)
Boyo lives with his brother Sid, his sister Gwenny and their elderly mother Marlene in an economically depressed area of South-West Wales. Their father has vanished when they were small ... See full summary »
9. How Green Was My Valley (1941)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Family
At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans, he stern, she gentle, raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.
11. Only Two Can Play (1962)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
John Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and ... See full summary »
13. Tiger Bay (1959)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A 12 year old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.
14. Women of Dolwyn (1949)
95 min | Drama
A peaceful North Wales village is about to disappear once and for all under the waters of a dam that is about to be built by a powerful water company commanded by a city businessman, at one... See full summary »
16. The Citadel (1938)
Passed | 110 min | Drama
Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ... See full summary »
17. Gadael Lenin (1994)
90 min | Comedy
Seven teenagers and three teachers from a Welsh school visit Russia in a bid to rediscover themselves. On the overnight sleeper service to St Petersburg the students get separated from the ... See full summary »
18. A Run for Your Money (1949)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
Brothers from a Welsh village take their first trip to London to collect a prize, and meet a con artist and sundry other urban distractions.
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
When an English cartographer must tell a Welsh village that their mountain is only a hill, the offended community sets out to change that.
Votes: 14,503 | Gross: $10.90M
21. Solomon & Gaenor (1999)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A tragic love story between a Jewish young man and a Welsh woman in the beginning of the century. The movie is mostly in English with parts in Welsh and Yiddish
Votes: 1,049 | Gross: $0.30M