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G| 1 hr. 44 min.

Plot Summary
When 14-year-old Ronnie Winslow (Guy Edwards) is expelled from the Royal Naval College for theft, his father, Arthur (Nigel Hawthorne), is convinced that Ronnie was wrongly accused. After acquiring the talented lawyer Sir Robert Morton (Jeremy Northam), Arthur doggedly pursues the case, which becomes a sensationalized public story. As the case wears on, the Winslows' finances are drained, adversely affecting the older Winslow children, Dickie (Matthew Pidgeon) and Catherine (Rebecca Pidgeon).

Cast: Nigel Hawthorne , Jeremy Northam , Rebecca Pidgeon , Gemma Jones , Guy Edwards , Matthew Pidgeon , Colin Stinton , Aden Gillett

Director: David Mamet

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics, Columbia Tristar

The Winslow Boy (1999)

Release Date: April 30th, 1999|1 hr. 44 min.

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  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    A study in unexpressed emotion, but Mamet turns the flame so low that his film lacks the emotional payoff we expect. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    In the movie's high point, (Jeremy) Northam conducts an antagonistic interview with the boy, who eludes well-placed lawyerly traps. show more

  • 88
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Hell has not yet frozen over, but here's something equally unexpected: David Mamet has made a G-rated movie for adults. show more

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