Posted: October 17, 2014 | Author: Donald | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Andrew Leung, Andrew Scott, Ben Schnetzer, Ben Whishaw, Bill Nighy, Dominic West, George Mckay, Hong Khaou, Imelda Staunton, Lilting, Matthew Marchus, Naomi Christie, Paddy Considine, Pei-pei Cheng, Peter Bowles, Pride, Russell Tovey, Stephen Beresford | 483 Comments »
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Pride, or as I call it, the next working class movie from England that will be adapted into a Broadway musical (following in the proud footsteps—and in one case, high heeled shoes—of The Full Monty, Billy Elliot and Kinky Boots—in fact, one of the movies major faults is that you keep expecting everyone to suddenly break out into song and dance and are constantly disappointed when they don’t), is the new film from writer Stephen Beresford and director Matthew Marchus.
It’s one of those based on a true story stories and is about a group of gay activists who decide to help striking miners in Wales in 1984. Why? Well, why the hell not, is what I say.
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