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Rebecca's Daughters (1992)

 -  Comedy  -  5 March 1992 (Germany)
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The film is set in Wales and concerns itself with the aristocracy who are taxing to common people to ruin. Naturally, a certain member of said aristocracy decided that all this is not on, ... See full summary »

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Lord Sarn
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Anthony Raine
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Rhiannon
Dafydd Hywel ...
Rhodri Hughes
Sue Roderick ...
Sarah Hughes
Simon Dormandy ...
Capt. Marsden
Clive Merrison ...
Sir Henry
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Davy
Donna Edwards ...
Bessy
Robert Blythe ...
Sgt. Bridges
Desmond Barrit ...
Jack Wet
Eiry Palfrey ...
Mrs. Wet
Huw Ceredig ...
Mordecai Thomas
Brinley Jenkins ...
Sir Neil Watkyn
Jack Walters ...
William Hughes
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The film is set in Wales and concerns itself with the aristocracy who are taxing to common people to ruin. Naturally, a certain member of said aristocracy decided that all this is not on, chiefly because most of the money collected by the taxes etc is being spent on keeping Lord Sarn drunk. So Anthony Raine dresses up as a woman, calls himself Rebecca, and leads the common people to victory over their masters. Written by Dave B <dxb@cs.bham.ac.uk>

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According to the Guinness Book of Film Facts and Feats, this film holds the record for the longest interval between the writing of the screenplay (in 1948, by 'Dylan Thomas') and the film's release (in 1992) - 44 years. See more »

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Davy: I bet you a penny I can make your breasts move without touching them.
Bessy: All right then.
Davy: [grabs Bessy's breasts vigorously] Oh well, it's only a penny...
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Peter O'Toole steals the show in scintillating comedy
15 April 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This superb comic film centres around the Welsh rebellions against the iniquitous toll gate trusts and in particular on the exploits of a latter day cross-dressing Robin Hood in the form of Rebecca. The plot is standard fair, the poor (Welsh) standing up to the evil rich (English), in this particular case over the issue of the toll roads which are bleeding the people dry while the toll gate owners get fat and rich on their misery. What makes this exceptional film stand out, is the wonderfully paced, witticism-strewn dialogue, the fabulous characters and the amazing acting. Two performances in particular demand praise: Joely Richardson as the somewhat contrary Rhiannon manages to be both cutely sexy and disarmingly hilarious in equal measure and Peter O'Toole is magnificent as the corrupt magistrate/landlord Lord Sarn, every debauched overblown speech and bon mot being an absolute comic delight, to be quoted ad nausea. An absolute must see film that I just hope makes it to DVD.


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