The Night Watch (2011)

07/12/2011 (US) DramaWarRomanceTV Movie 1h 29m
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Love and liberation in wartime

Overview

Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual morality and social convention have been broken down, Kay, Helen, Viv and Duncan enjoy a freedom never experienced before. Moving back in time through the 1940s into the maelstrom of the Blitz, the lives, loves and losses of these four central characters are unravelled. For them, the post-war victory is bittersweet, for it returns them to the margins of society, from which they hoped they had been liberated. In order to build their future they must each make peace with their past.

  1. Richard Laxton

    Director

  2. Sarah Waters

    Novel

  3. Paula Milne

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Anna Maxwell Martin

    Anna Maxwell Martin

    Kay Langrish

  2. Claire Foy

    Claire Foy

    Helen Giniver

  3. Jodie Whittaker

    Jodie Whittaker

    Vivian Pearce

  4. Anna Wilson-Jones

    Julia Standing

  5. Harry Treadaway

    Harry Treadaway

    Duncan Pearce

  6. Claudie Blakley

    Claudie Blakley

    Nancy Carmichael

  7. Kenneth Cranham

    Kenneth Cranham

    Horace Mundy

  8. Jenna Augen

    Iris Knight

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The Night Watch
The Night Watch

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Original Language English

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