Hope and Glory

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Hope and Glory

london, england based on true story wartime homefront 1940s bomb shelter children in wartime

Hope and Glory

Release Date: August 01, 1987

Year    :   1987
Slogan    :   «The epic story of a world at war. And a boy at play.»
Genres    :   Drama, War, Comedy, History
Production Companies    :   Columbia Pictures
Director    :   John Boorman
Producers    :   Mary Selway, Jake Eberts, Michael Dryhurst, Edgar F. Gross
Writers    :   John Boorman
RunTime    :   113 mins.

Director John Boorman drew from his own childhood experiences for this coming-of-age tale about a boy growing up in and around London during World War II. For young Billy, the nightly bombings provide a frightening show, but they include opportunities to rummage through the rubble with friends in the mornings. As Billy plays, his family struggles to remain intact as they suffer through the anguish and losses of wartime.

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