The Ploughman's Lunch

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The Ploughman's Lunch

london, england british politics falklands war news reporter norfolk

The Ploughman's Lunch

Release Date: May 30, 1983

Year    :   1983
Slogan    :   «An age of deceit... A man of our times»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Greenpoint Films, Goldcrest, Film4 Productions
Director    :   Richard Eyre
Producers    :   Susie Figgis, Redmond Morris, Leo Davis, Ann Scott, Simon Relph, Rachel Neale, Derek Robbins, Jasper Fforde, Alan John, Deborah Barnard
Writers    :   Ian McEwan
RunTime    :   107 mins.

As England begins its military engagement in the Falklands, a BBC news journalist attempts to climb up from his working-class roots, at any cost, lying to those around him to get what he wants, only to discover that he is the recipient of a deception far more clever than his own.

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