Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local developer ...
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Brum is a car who loves to go around the city each day. Follow him as he helps save the day by identifying criminals, dances with people and sometimes even gets up to no good, only to be helpful later.
3D plasticine animation, featuring Berk, a blue creature who lives as servant to the unseen 'Thing Upstairs' in an old dark house. Every time the trap door opens a new adventure begins for ... See full summary »
Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local developer wants to buy. And when he won't take no for an answer, and sets government inspectors and social works onto Danny and his father, Danny and his father decide to get even with Hazell and his pheasant- shooting friends in a manner in keeping with their own family tradition. Written by
Many of the incidents and characters in the book and film were based on real life events and people from author Roald Dahl's own life. For example, he knew a butcher who taught him the art of poaching, and Captain Lancaster (Ronald Pickup) was based upon a real teacher whom Dahl had whilst in school. See more »
You're right, I should have sent him to school earlier. But, you see... my wife died when he was four months old.
[nods toward her picture on the wall, and adds quietly]
He was all I had.
[sympathetically, looking at the picture]
A fine-looking girl.
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I saw this film at School when I was Eleven years old with the class. The Story was told to the whole class and I thought it was a nice story about Danny and his Widowed Father William. When I saw the film I did not know who was playing the parts of Danny and his Father or what year the film was made. Until one day I was in a Video shop in Congleton I saw it on the Shelves and I asked my Mum can I borrow it. And she told me Danny and his Father were played by Jeremy Irons and his real life son Samuel Irons playing Father and Son in the Film and I was shocked they were Father and Son in real life. Every night when I come home I always watched the film because it was great. I tried to get a copy of it on video but mum said it was a rare film and difficult to get hold of. I managed to get one but the video didn't last long. Then years later it was released on DVD and it made me very happy.
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