The Winslow Boy

Genre:  Drama
Release Date: April 30, 1999

Current rating: Rating: 3.72
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Cast: Nigel Hawthorne, Jeremy Northam, Rebecca Pidgeon, Gemma Jones, Guy Edwards, Matthew Pidgeon, Colin Stinton, Aden Gillett, Sarah Flind, Sara Stewart, Alan Polanski, Carly Chaikin

Synopsis

Adapted from the play by Terrence Rattigan -- which was earlier made into a film in 1948 -- this is the tale of a young navel cadet who is brought to trial after being accused of stealing a 5 shilling postal note.

Unusual for Mamet who most often goes for the guttural, visceral and downright profane, this is a nuanced drama that shows the effects the trial has on everyone involved.

Director: David Mamet
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Screenplay: David Mamet
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