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Year
1996
Runtime
108 min.
Director
Mark Herman
Genres
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
14,566
Checks
1,797
Favs
65
Dislikes
13
Favs/checks
3.6% (1:28)
Favs/dislikes
5:1
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  1. ChrisReynolds's avatar

    ChrisReynolds

    Peaks early on with a performance of Concierto de Aranjuez intercut with boardroom politics but quickly falls into regurgitating a lot of kitchen-sink drama cliches and sentimentality. Characters are situations are all drawn in black-and-white without any nuance. I know the villains are Tories but it does both sides a disservice to have them gloating as they reveal that they're closing down the mine for no reason. 5 years 8 months ago
  2. dr_death_proof's avatar

    dr_death_proof

    I thought it mattered... I thought that music mattered... but does it, bollocks, not compared to our people matter.

    One of Pete Postelthwaite's finest performances.
    6 years 3 months ago
  3. Theatrechick321's avatar

    Theatrechick321

    Brilliant touching film, about a true story, and fantastic acting make this a must see. 6 years 4 months ago
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