in 1953 Laurel & Hardy undertook a variety hall tour of Britain with the lure of a possible deal at the end of it to make a comeback film here.
The Upside is yet another “based on a true–life story” film and also a remake of a French movie Intouchables (2011), which drew on the same material. It is about the relationship between two very different men.
At the beginning of 2011 Malcolm Brabant was a successful freelance journalist living in Greece where he and his wife Trine had moved after their son was born
It is England in the early 18th century and Queen Anne sits on the throne. But it is her bosom pal and close political companion who determines what the Queen decrees.
Mark’s life is forever changed when he is viciously attacked by drunken thugs outside a bar, after unwisely admitting he has a fondness for wearing women’s shoes.
The film deals very sensitively with issues of an orthodox religion and its dictates coming into conflict with the modern world.