About the film
gypsy poacher based on children's book single father pheasant father son relationship
Danny the Champion of the World
Release Date: April 29, 1989
|Production Companies||:||Portobello Pictures, Thames Television, Children's Film Foundation (CFF)|
Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local developer wants to buy. And when he won't take no for an answer, and sets government inspectors and social works onto Danny and his father, Danny and his father decide to get even with Hazell and his pheasant- shooting friends in a manner in keeping with their own family tradition.