Queen and Country (2015)
Critic Consensus: Graceful and bittersweet, Queen and Country finds writer-director John Boorman revisiting past glories with warmth and wisdom.
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as Sgt. Major Bradley
as Major Cross
as Dawn Rohan
as RSM Digby
as Lieutenant Fortesque-Brown
as Lionel Barker
as Colonel Fielding
as Gym Sergeant
as MI5 Man
as MI5 Man
as Army Camp Doctor
as Post Office Clerk
as Dr. Smythe
as Military Hospital Receptionist
as Grace Rohan
Critic Reviews for Queen and Country
Don't let the British pedigree and nostalgic trimmings fool you: this is no Masterpiece Theatre exercise but a broad, high-spirited, riotously funny service comedy, on par with M*A*S*H and Stripes.
A wartime comedy of manners, it's a delightfully whimsical portrait of 1952 England, a time and place of class discord that's both uproarious and politically pointed.
The movie is a sweet-natured, easy-going bit of storytelling, and while Bill may be the central character, Queen and Country is really a movie about England. And it's a love letter to a particular time and place
The director gets all the period detail exactly right and there are plenty of historical and cultural references that evoke a sense of nostalgia.
Queen and Country finds exhilarating comedy in places usually reserved for drama, violence, loss.
Audience Reviews for Queen and Country
I really enjoyed this film. Well acted, with a great cast and a touching story about friendship through troubled times. This is apparently a sequel to a film called Hope and Glory so I will have to watch that now to see how it all began.
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