A Canterbury Tale Poster

Release Date: February 2nd, 2009

DVD Release Date: July 25th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary
On the way to Canterbury during World War II, American G.I. Bob Johnson (John Sweet) mistakenly gets off the train in Chillingbourne, where he encounters British Sgt. Peter Gibbs (Dennis Price) and British "land girl" Alison Smith (Sheila Sim), who's working as a shopkeeper. When they're confronted with a serial criminal who puts glue in women's hair, and Alison becomes his newest victim, the travelers are drawn into a mystery that brings them closer together.

Cast: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, John Sweet, Dennis Price, Esmond Knight, Charles Hawtrey, Hay Petrie

Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

Genres: Mystery, Drama

Production Co: The Archers

Keywords: Pursuit, England, Small town, Lighthearted, 1940s, Transformation, Hotel, Soldier, Mystery, Suspenseful, Friendship, Amusing