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Brassed Off (1996) - Plot Summary Poster

(1996)

Plot Summary

  • In existence for a hundred years, Grimley Colliery Brass band is as old as the mine. But the miners are now deciding whether to fight to keep the pit open, and the future for town and band looks bleak. Although the arrival of flugelhorn player Gloria injects some life into the players, and bandleader Danny continues to exhort them to continue in the national competition, frictions and pressures are all too evident. And who's side is Gloria actually on?

    - Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}
  • A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope for the town's men is to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At first mocked for being a woman, she soon becomes the only chance for the band to win. In joining the band she puts her relationship with her childhood sweetheart Andy on the line.

    - Written by <CherylC894@aol.com>
  • The coal mine in a northern English village may be closing, which would also mean the end of the miners' brass band.

    - Written by Anonymous

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During the opening credits a brass band plays Death or Glory as the grimy coal miners return from the...

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