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Set in a satirical vision of modern Britain, Hadrian is a young and ambitious civil servant who arranges to receive Greek lessons in preparation for a government promotion which will see him steer British economic policy throughout Greece. But when he meets his teacher Maria, she asks that instead of payment, Hadrian exchanges an hour of his time each week to help her prepare for a citizenship exam that offers potential promotion from Class B to Class A immigrant.

  1. Matthew Hammett Knott

    Director, Writer

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  1. James Norton

    James Norton


  2. Joanna Benecke

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  3. James Northcote

    James Northcote


  4. Michele Valley

    Michele Valley


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On This Island


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  • September 30, 2012


Original Language English

Runtime 0h 16m

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