With WWII London emptied of men now fighting at the Front, Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton, GEMMA BOVERY) lands herself a job writing copy for propaganda films that need "a woman's touch." Her natural flair quickly gets her noticed by dashing movie producer Buckley (Sam Claflin, THE HUNGER GAMES) whose path would never have crossed hers in peacetime. With the country's morale at stake, Catrin, Buckley and a colorful crew work furiously to make a film that will warm the hearts of the nation. As bombs are dropping all around them, Catrin discovers there is as much drama, comedy and passion behind the camera as there is onscreen. This charming love-letter to filmmaking also stars Bill Nighy (LOVE ACTUALLY), Jack Huston (AMERICAN HUSTLE), Richard E. Grant (WITHNAIL & I), Jake Lacy (GIRLS) and Jeremy Irons (THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK); directed by Lone Scherfig (AN EDUCATION).
DIR Lone Scherfig; SCR Gaby Chiappe, from the novel "Their Finest Hour and a Half" by Lissa Evans; PROD Finola Dwyer, Amanda Posey, Stephen Woolley. UK, 2016, color, 117 min. RATED R
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