Hanover Street

Year Released: 1979
Main Stars: Harrison Ford, Christopher Plummer, Lesley Ann Down, a tiny wee Patsy Kensit
Last watched:  September 2013
Review Date:  November 2013
Number Watches: 1
Format Watched: DVD

“its all happening so fast”

“mummy when am i going to get breasts”

A mid afternoon feature with a great deal spent on the settings, backgrounds and costumes since there isnt much substance to the story.

A romance in the black and white style with the drama of a middle class rain shower on the country estate. Easy going and the acting and camera-work are high quality. Kinda. Bit melodramatic and theatre in places.

It’s a beautifully shot piece in glamourous, soft focus set in the 1940s and that should say it all but there’s a twist of action added too, although not exactly Guns of Navarronne, just enough to be very infrequently interesting.

A war romance if you like that kind of thing. Nothing of substance though.
Keep DVD?

Watch if on TV?

Snog, Marry, Avoid?

About Simon Trail

I'm just another film watcher with an opinion.
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