Hope and Glory (1987)

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An affectionate reverie about war, childhood, and British stoicism, John Boorman's Hope and Glory is the veteran filmmaker's recollection of the bombing of London during World War II. Set on the British home front during the early days of the war, this episodic movie shows the blitz through the eyes of seven-year-old Billy Rohan (Sebastian Rice-Edwards). At the war's outset, Billy finds himself alone in a house full of women, as all the men are called off to join the war effort. With wide-eyed … More

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: John Boorman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 5, 2001
Runtime:
Nelson Entertainment

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Cast


as Dawn Rohan

as Grace Rohan

as Sue Rohan

as Clive Rohan

as Cpl. Bruce Carey

as George

as Bill's Grandmother

as Bill's Grandmother

as Clive's Friend

as WVS Woman

as Headmaster

as Pauline

as Narrator

as Jennifer

as Mrs. Evans

as Luftwaffe Pilot

as Policeman

as Canadian Sergeant

as Fireman

as Honeymoon Wife

as Honeymoon Husband

as Roger's Gang Member

as Roger's Gang Member

as Roger's Gang Member

as Roger's Gang Member

as Roger's Gang Member

as Roger's Gang Member
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Critic Reviews for Hope and Glory

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (6)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Variety
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Audience Reviews for Hope and Glory

Simply one of the best growing up movies out there. Stands the test of time.

Bathsheba Monk
Bathsheba Monk

Super Reviewer

½

Time has only strengthened the appeal of this minor masterpiece. If you liked it 25 years ago you'll absolutely love it now.

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Randy Tippy

Super Reviewer

War time movie about a boy and his family during the London blitz. The Germans bomb London during the World War II, families homes are destroyed, neighbours die and people are displaced. Even with the war around them, they find time for family, fun and celebrations.

thmtsang
Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

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