RELEASED ON UK DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME 30TH JULY 2018
The triple BAFTA and Golden Globe winning biopic of the controversial Lord and prisoner’s rights campaigner. Starring Jim Broadbent, Samantha Morton and Andy Serkis.
100% Rotten Tomatoes score and rated 7.7 on IMDB.
Directed by Oscar-winner Tom Hooper (The Kings Speech / The Danish Girl) and written by Oscar-nominee Peter Morgan (The Crown).
When Longford (Jim Broadbent) receives a letter from convicted child murderer Myra Hindley (Samantha Morton) requesting a prison visit, he accepts the invitation despite protests from wife Margaret (Lindsay Duncan).
He forms an unexpected friendship with Hindley, based on their mutual Catholic upbringing, and begins a decades-long fight to secure her parole.
But what Longford thinks he knows about Hindley is challenged during a visit to her partner-in-crime Ian Brady (Andy Serkis). His faith is further put to the test as popular outcry mounts against him for his involvement with the despised couple.
What the Press Said:
“Jim Broadbent perfectly captured Lord Longford’s ability to get it all a bit wrong” – The Guardian
“Both Longford and The Queen are dramas that meticulously recreate a pivotal time in modern Britain… A chilling, strangely affecting portrait of their bizarre 30-year friendship” – New York Times
RRP: £14.99/ Certificate: 15 /Catalogue Number: 188954 / Barcode: 5019322889540
Genre: Film / Drama / Run Time: 120 mins approx. on 1 disc
Longford DVD Trailer
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