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Spring and Port Wine (1970)

 |  Drama  |  8 May 1970 (Ireland)
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A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working class Bolton.

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Lorry Driver
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A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working class Bolton.

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If you get the better of me lass, you'll be the first in this house that has !

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Anoixis kai glyko krasi  »

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Spring and Port Wine
Written and Performed by'Alan Price (I)'
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Family life as it was
14 January 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent film about a traditional working class family in Northern England. Filmed on location in Bolton, it stars James Mason as the father who is the dominant force within his home. Or so it seems. Cleverly, the film, based on the play, portrays the complexities of family life. The supporting cast is terrific as well, with many familiar faces lending support.


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