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  • 1987
  • 113 Mins
  • IMDb
  • MPA Maturity Rating Motion Picture Association Maturity Rating: PG-13
  • BBFC Maturity Rating British Board of Film Classification Maturity Rating: 15
  • Maturity Rating 16+

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MPAA Reason
-

BBFC Reason
Contains strong language

Maturity Rating Reason
-

Genres
Drama, War, Comedy, History,

SubGenres

Keywords
london, england, based on a true story, wartime, homefront, 1940s, bomb shelter, children in wartime,

Synopsis

Director John Boorman drew from his own childhood experiences for this coming-of-age tale about a boy growing up in and around London during World War II. For young Billy Rowan, the nightly bombings provide a frightening show, but they include opportunities to rummage through the rubble with friends in the mornings. As Billy plays, his family struggles to remain intact as they suffer through the anguish and losses of wartime.


BBFC Ratings info
HOPE AND GLORY is a war drama, from 1987, which follows the life of a nine year old boy living through the Blitz. Language: There is strong language (f**k'). Other language includes milder terms such as 'bitch', 'trollop', 'sod', 'bloody', 'bugger', 'shit', 'damn' and 'hell'. A child spies on a couple having sex. A group of boys coerce a girl into showing them her underwear. There are scenes of moderate threat and violence when bombs fall on houses causing fires and explosions. There are brief images of dead bodies. A child's hand is hit with a cane.

Sex & Nudity
mild
Sex & Nudity Reason
Brief scenes of partial nudity, verbal references to sex, sex partially concealed.

Violence & Gore
mild
Violence & Gore Reason
This movie takes place in London during WW2. The boy is constantly looking for adventerous & dangerous things to do. Lots of buildings are blown up in air raids. These scenes are quite intense.

Profanity
moderate
Profanity Reason
A 9 year old boy says mild swear words like "Damn" and "Hell." And "Fuck."

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
mild
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
A 9 year old boy drinks beer but gets sick and throws up. Some women are seen holding cigarettes at a party.

Frightening & Intense Scenes
moderate
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
The bombings are very intense, although there is no actual violence.

Studio
Columbia Pictures,

Countrie
United Kingdom, United States of America,

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Audio
English

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