The Gathering Storm Poster

Release Date: 1974

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 15 min

Plot Summary
In the years leading up to World War II, British statesman Winston Churchill (Richard Burton) warns his nation about the spreading menace of Adolf Hitler's (Ian Bannen) Nazi Germany. Ignored in Parliament and ridiculed by Britain's political elite, Churchill immerses himself in domestic affairs with his wife, Clementine (Virginia McKenna), at their estate in Kent, England, while unfolding events in continental Europe begin to lend credence to his bleak political forecast.

Cast: Richard Burton, Virginia McKenna, Ian Bannen, Robert Hardy, Robin Bailey, Geoffrey Bayldon, Robert Beatty, Lesley Dunlop

Director: Herbert Wise

Genres: Historical drama

Keywords: Rousing, Rise, Wife, Fascinating, England, Quest, Husband, London, Transformation, 1930s, Passionate