The Mercy  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Feb09

The Mercy (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

Round the world yachtsmen and women are hardy, courageous people – they need to be to stand the loneliness and dangers of navigating enormous seas and terrifying winds singlehandedly for months on end. So when Donald Crowhurst (Firth), at best a fair-weather amateur sailor, decided to compete in the Sunday Times Golden Globe race in 1968 many people thought he was foolhardy.

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100 Streets  (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov11

100 Streets (15) | Close-Up Film Review

This is a promising idea which takes three stories set in different social milieus inside the same area of London, which are almost a representative demographic – the very rich, the “hardworking ordinary working family” and the underprivileged.

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