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Military Wives (12A)
March 6th - March 12th
From the director of The Full Monty comes a celebration of the revitalising power of women bonding together to sing.
It’s set in a featureless military base where wives whose husbands are on duty in Afghanistan live with loneliness, isolation and the dread of that fateful knock on the door. Kate (Kristin Scott Thomas) is the perfect officer’s wife, bearing all with grace and stoicism. She finds freedom in song and persuades a disparate group of women on the base to form the Military Wives Choir. Initially sceptical, newcomer Lisa (Sharon Horgan), a rebel and rocker to the core, is quickly swayed by the choir’s camaraderie, humour and courage. By belting out pop hits and rock anthems, this extraordinary group of women bring joy, hope and strength to a wider audience.
Director: Peter Cattaneo
Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan, Emma Lowndes
UK, 2019, 1 hour 50 minutes
“…Calendar Girls with less nudity and more harmonising…” Benjamin Lee, The Guardian
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