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The Ploughman's Lunch

1984 Rated R 1hr 47m

Writer James Penfield (Jonathan Pryce) mixes politics with personal gain in this drama. In order to get the information he needs to write a book comparing the Falklands war with the 1956 Suez crisis, Penfield manipulates documentary filmmaker Susan (Charlie Dore) and her political-expert mom. Certain he's got the upper hand, Penfield is really a pawn in a scheme far more shady than the one he's trying to perpetrate. Tim Curry co-stars.

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Movie Details

1984 BAFTA®
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.