Martin is a fisherman without a boat, his brother Steven having re-purposed it as a tourist tripper. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the harbour.
Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
Hoping that self-employment through gig economy can solve their financial woes, a hard-up UK delivery driver and his wife struggling to raise a family end up trapped in the vicious circle of this modern-day form of labour exploitation.
Neither Timothy Spall or Vanessa Redgrave are Mancunians. They were both born and brought up in South London. See more »
Mrs Lowry describes the house they live in as a "2 up 2 down"giving the impression it is a pokey and cramped inexpensive place. In real life the actual house in Pendlebury was quite spacious with six rooms. See more »
I had great hopes for you and your father. I thought you'd both be successful men of business. Men of speculation. But he wasn't capable and neither were you. Hopeless.
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Der Einsame im Herbst
Taken from Das Lied Von Der Erde
Performed by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Charles Kullmann and Kerstin Thorborg
Conducted by Bruno Walter
Written by Gustav Mahler
Tranferred from original shellac Columbia ROX6025
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This is a gem, precious in every way, and makes you wonder how much longer we'll be able to invest this kind of attention and feeling into film. Half a generation more?
I'm beginning to understand the internet, ratings, and what they mean about who we are. They point, just not in the right way.
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