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A cinematic snapshot observing the morning routine of a family in 1940s Britain. Mum makes breakfast. Dad reads the paper. Samantha tries to get ready for work but her sister, Rachael, is ... See full summary »
Tomlinson plays a life he knows about in a world he understands - factual frightening and gripping - a defining performance and one which will stay with me.
The day to day story of dockers let down by government and unions kept together only by solidarity and a sense of justice. The inevitable subversion of the process only adds to the poignancy of the story. A tale told in the tradition of boys from the black stuff and look back in anger with a performance to match. Tomlinson leads in a dark realistic manner remaining at all times believable and sympathetic.
A wonderful telling of a dark and terrible story.
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