With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement.


Peter Cattaneo
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristin Scott Thomas ... Kate
Sharon Horgan ... Lisa
Emma Lowndes ... Annie
Gaby French ... Jess
Lara Rossi ... Ruby
Amy James-Kelly ... Sarah
India Ria Amarteifio ... Frankie (as India Amarteifio)
Greg Wise ... Richard
Jason Flemyng ... Crooks
Laura Checkley ... Maz
Laura Elphinstone ... Helen
Roxy Faridany ... Dawn
Robbie Gee ... Red
Stephen Thompson ... Stuart
Robert Whitelock ... Malc


Inspired by global phenomenon of military wives choirs, the story celebrates a band of misfit women who form a choir on a military base. As unexpected bonds of friendship flourish, music and laughter transform their lives, helping each other to overcome their fears for loved ones in combat. Written by Anon

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Rated PG-13 for some strong language and sexual references | See all certifications »

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Most of the indoor scenes, including the coffee morning and song rehearsals, were filmed at Kingston Upon Thames. See more »


Describing someone's voice as a "minor tone", as Kate does in the early scene where they're trying to sort altos from sopranos, is not something anyone has ever done in the entire history of vocal training. It makes absolutely no musical sense at all and it's revealing of how little actual research the filmmakers did. See more »


Lisa: [about the singing at the very first choir rehearsal] It was like incantations of a bunch of witches.
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References Top Gear (2002) See more »


Time After Time
Written by Rob Hyman, Cyndi Lauper
Performed by Cast
Published by Rella Music Corp/ Sony/ATV
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I gave it a very weak 6
27 March 2020 | by fallyhagSee all my reviews

We all know the story. This should have been amazing. But it was very weak. It failed to find the real magic. It cut out Gareth. It didn't use the music. Instead it went for awful beret wearing, saluting with the wrong arm and cringing stereotypes.

I was annoyingly disappointed with this. A tiny bit of humour but that was it. I felt nothing. And the climax was woeful.

Watch it on a damp Sunday (or pandemic) but don't expect too much. Sorry.

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22 May 2020 (USA) See more »

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