History Film / TheWinslowBoy

26th Mar '15 8:47:49 PM AllenbysEyes
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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Sir Robert.
26th Mar '15 8:46:16 PM AllenbysEyes
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* EdwardianEngland: The setting, with plenty of foreshadowing for UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and England's suffragette movement providing a major subplot.

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* EdwardianEngland: TheEdwardianEra: The setting, with plenty of foreshadowing for UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and England's suffragette movement providing a major subplot.
26th Mar '15 8:45:42 PM AllenbysEyes
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* EdwardianEngland: The setting, with plenty of foreshadowing for UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and England's suffragette movement providing a major subplot.
24th Mar '15 6:52:18 PM AllenbysEyes
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1999 film adaptation of the play by Terrence Rattigan, written for the screen and directed by Creator/DavidMamet. A young boy, Arthur Winslow, is expelled from the Royal Naval College for theft. When he maintains his innocence, his father (Sir Nigel Hawthorne) does [[{{Determinator}} whatever it takes]] to clear his family name. Caught up in the battle are Mrs. Winslow (Gemma Jones) and the Winslow's feminist daughter Catherine (Rebecca Pidgeon). The Winslows turn to the expensive, conservative, and controversial attorney Sir Robert Morton (Jeremy Northam), and they proceed to take England by storm with the slogan, "Let Right be Done."

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1999 film adaptation of the play by Terrence Terence Rattigan, written for the screen and directed by Creator/DavidMamet. A young boy, Arthur Winslow, is expelled from the Royal Naval College for theft. When he maintains his innocence, his father (Sir Nigel Hawthorne) does [[{{Determinator}} whatever it takes]] to clear his family name. Caught up in the battle are Mrs. Winslow (Gemma Jones) and the Winslow's feminist daughter Catherine (Rebecca Pidgeon). The Winslows turn to the expensive, conservative, and controversial attorney Sir Robert Morton (Jeremy Northam), and they proceed to take England by storm with the slogan, "Let Right be Done."




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* ArcWords: "Let Right Be Done."



* HonorBeforeReason: The sensible thing to do is just to suck it up, and accept life is unfair at times. However, in defence of honour the Winslow family take on the entire British establishment and press despite it wrecking their finances and dragging their name through the mud to get there.

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* HonorBeforeReason: The sensible thing to do is just to suck it up, and accept life is unfair at times. However, in defence of honour the Winslow family take on the entire British establishment and press despite it wrecking their finances and dragging their name through the mud to get there. there.
* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: The play and film are loosely inspired by the real-life case of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Archer-Shee George Archer-Shee]].
2nd Jan '15 4:46:51 AM CrypticMirror
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* HonorBeforeReason: The sensible thing to do is just to suck it up, and accept life is unfair at times. However, in defence of honour the Winslow family take on the entire British establishment and press despite it wrecking their finances and dragging their name through the mud to get there.
30th Aug '14 4:35:23 AM shakma
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* CastingGag: The man who plays a lord in one of the House of Commons scenes played the original Winslow Boy in the 40s film of the play.

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* BittersweetEnding: Ronnie is cleared of the charges against him and romance may blossom between Sir Robert and Catherine, but the Winslow family has lost much of its wealth and Sir Robert has had to decline appointment as Chief Lord Justice.
* CastingGag: The man who plays a lord in one of the House of Commons scenes played the original Winslow Boy in the 40s film of the play.
19th Oct '12 11:30:26 PM nombretomado
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1999 film adaptation of the play by Terrence Rattigan, written for the screen and directed by DavidMamet. A young boy, Arthur Winslow, is expelled from the Royal Naval College for theft. When he maintains his innocence, his father (Sir Nigel Hawthorne) does [[{{Determinator}} whatever it takes]] to clear his family name. Caught up in the battle are Mrs. Winslow (Gemma Jones) and the Winslow's feminist daughter Catherine (Rebecca Pidgeon). The Winslows turn to the expensive, conservative, and controversial attorney Sir Robert Morton (Jeremy Northam), and they proceed to take England by storm with the slogan, "Let Right be Done."

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1999 film adaptation of the play by Terrence Rattigan, written for the screen and directed by DavidMamet.Creator/DavidMamet. A young boy, Arthur Winslow, is expelled from the Royal Naval College for theft. When he maintains his innocence, his father (Sir Nigel Hawthorne) does [[{{Determinator}} whatever it takes]] to clear his family name. Caught up in the battle are Mrs. Winslow (Gemma Jones) and the Winslow's feminist daughter Catherine (Rebecca Pidgeon). The Winslows turn to the expensive, conservative, and controversial attorney Sir Robert Morton (Jeremy Northam), and they proceed to take England by storm with the slogan, "Let Right be Done."
17th Nov '11 3:16:49 PM millernumber1
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