James Penfield has made a career out of journalism. Now bankrupt, he finds himself with a group of other writers in the middle of the dispute-ridden British homeland at the time of the Falklands War.
Did You Know?
The "Ploughman's Lunch" of the title is a reference to an English meal, which is served cold. It consists of bread, butter, cheese and chutney, but may also include ham, boiled eggs and pickled onions. One is seen consumed in the movie when Matthew Fox (Frank Finlay
) and James Penfield (Jonathan Pryce
) have a "Ploughman's Lunch" with a beer at a pub in London. The title also calls attention to the class differences between Penfield and most of his contemporaries. See more
Music by Trevor Duncan
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