Days of Hope (1975)

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A series of four films from the Great War to the General Strike.

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 Ben Matthews (4 episodes, 1975)
Pamela Brighton ...
 Sarah Hargreaves (3 episodes, 1975)
Nikolas Simmonds ...
 Philip Hargreaves (3 episodes, 1975)
Gary Roberts ...
 Joel Barnett (2 episodes, 1975)
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 Billy Shepherd / ... (2 episodes, 1975)
Melvin Thomas ...
 Ernest Bevin (2 episodes, 1975)
Hughie Turner ...
 Tom Crisp (2 episodes, 1975)
Peter Kerrigan ...
 Communist Party Member / ... (2 episodes, 1975)
Sarah Paget ...
 Sarah's Child (2 episodes, 1975)
Ned Cohen ...
 Sarah's Child (2 episodes, 1975)
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A series of four films from the Great War to the General Strike.

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Incisive political drama- UK 1918-26 A must see film
22 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a brilliant and moving Film Verite that shows the complicated lives of a single family directly after the first world war Loach comments on the chaos, stitch-up, and buried hopes of a world full of hope for a better world after the war to end all wars. The acting is first-class and this film deserves to be seen by everyone. Unfortunately, the BBC were told not to show the film again in the UK, though it was sold abroad to many countries, Rumour has it that the originals were actually destroyed at the behest of the British government. In 1975 we named our lefty football team after it,which played in Bristol on Sundays till 2005. It would be fantastic if someone could admit to having a copy of the film. There are so many who would like to see and appreciate it again.


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