• Film ID:
  • 17140
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=177 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • Britain.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • English.
SOUTH RIDING (2012)
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Set in the 1930s, Britain is in depression and still scarred by the effects of World War I. Young and passionate Sarah Burton returns to her conservative home-county, bursting with modern ideas. As the new headmistress in South Riding, she inspires her girls --including Lydia Holly, a scholarship student from the slums-- to think for themselves. But not everyone sees eye-to-eye with Miss Burton. She finds a few allies, Joe Astell being one; but the sparks really start to fly when she crosses paths with Robert Carne, a haughty landlord whom she despises... (Written by L. Hamre on IMDB)

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