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Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)
"The Raging Moon" (original title)

GP  -  Drama | Romance  -  16 April 1971 (Ireland)
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Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the... See full summary »

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Bruce Pritchard
Nanette Newman ...
Jill Matthews
Georgia Brown ...
Sarah Charles
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Uncle Bob
Gerald Sim ...
Rev. Carbett
Michael Flanders ...
Clarence Marlow
Margery Mason ...
Matron
Barry Jackson ...
Bill Charles
Geoffrey Whitehead ...
Harold Pritchard
Chris Chittell ...
Terry (as Christopher Chittell)
Jack Woolgar ...
Bruce's Father
Norman Bird ...
Dr. Matthews
Constance Chapman ...
Mrs. Matthews
Michael Lees ...
Geoffrey
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
Mr. Latbury
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Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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The title comes from a phrase in a Dylan Thomas poem See more »

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Version of Boy Meets Girl: The Raging Moon (1967) See more »

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Onward Christian Soldiers
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Music by Arthur Sullivan
Lyrics by Sabine Baring-Gould
First line sung by Malcolm McDowell
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DylanThomas
29 July 2006 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

The key to understand this great movie is the poem by Dylan Thomas: "in my craft or sullen art" "In my craft or sullen art Exercised in the still night When only the moon rages And the lovers lie abed With all their griefs in their arms I labour by singing light Not for ambition or bread Or the strut and trade of charms On the ivory stages But for the common wages Of their most secret heart.

Not for the proud man apart From the raging moon I write On these spindrift pages Nor for the towering dead With their nightingales and psalms But for the lovers, their arms Round the griefs of the ages, Who pay no praise or wages Nor heed my craft or art." Two works of art:the film and the poem

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