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Military Wives

About

With their husbands away serving in Afghanistan, a group of military wives decide to make the best out of their situation in this joyous, feel-good comedy.

Left on their own at a military base in England, each day is a struggle for the wives who are left to wonder if they'll ever see their spouses again. Uptight social committee chair Kate (Kristin Scott Thomas) tries to organize activities to keep the women's minds off things, but overcoming the daily worries and loneliness is no easy feat. But everything changes for the better when they get the idea to start the first military wives choir. What starts off as a small way to spend their time explodes into a global phenomenon, one none of them ever could have anticipated.

Inspired by the emotional true story and featuring music from the likes of Cyndi Lauper and Dido, Military Wives is an irresistible crowd-pleaser about women coming together in the hardest of times.

This screening is sponsored by Estrella Damm.

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Silverspot Cinema

Silverspot Cinema

Director Bio

Peter Cattaneo is director from London, England. He's best known for having directed the films The Full Monty (97), Opal Dream (06), and The Rocker (08). Military Wives is his latest film.

Cast & Credits

  • Director(s)
    Peter Cattaneo
  • Producer(s)
    Ben Pugh, Roky Aitken, Piers Tempest
  • Screenwriter(s)
    Rosanne Flynn, Rachel Tunnard
  • Composer
    Lorne Balfe
  • Cast
    Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan, Jason Flemyng

Film Info

  • Year
    2019
  • Category
  • Country
    United Kingdom
  • Run-Time
    112 min
  • Language
    English

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