A Month in the Country (1987)

A Month in the Country





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Two combat-weary British veterans of World War I--one an archeologist, the other a restorer of church paintings--must adjust to fit into a Yorkshire village where they are staying on a temporary work assignment. The English production was written by Simon Gray, from the book by J.R. Carr.

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
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Written By: J.L. Carr, Simon Gray
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as Tom Birkin

as Charles Moon

as Alice Keach

as Reverand Mr. Keach

as Douthwaite

as Colonel Hebron

as Ellerback

as Mossop

as Mrs. Ellerback

as Mrs. Clough

as Emily Clough
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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A Month in the Country is a movie of morsel-sized pleasures, yet there's a sizable joy to be had in catching Colin Firth and Kenneth Branagh at the start of their long and impressive careers.

Full Review… | July 22, 2015
Creative Loafing

Explores the suffering and losses of lonely souls.

Full Review… | August 27, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

August 11, 2005

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