‘Queen and Country’ movie release

Image provided by BBC Worldwide.

Image provided by BBC Worldwide.

John Boorman (Writer, Producer, Director) is concluding his 50 year career in film with a love story, Queen and Country. The movie is a funny and touching story that reflects on the life of a young soldier who serves in the Korean War. The HD DVD has been made available in stores today, September 8. It has been a long awaited sequel to the Academy Award nominated movie, Hope and Glory (1987).

Featured actors include, Callum Turner (The Borgias, Ripper Street), Caleb Landry Jones (X-Men: First Class, No Country for Old Men), David Thewlis (Harry Potter series, War Horse, Naked), Tamsin Egerton (Silent Witness), and Richard E. Grant (Downtown Abbey, Doctor Who).

Distributed by BBC Worldwide North America, the film was produced by Merlin Films by John Boorman and Kieran Corrigan, and co-produced by Jean Labadie and Vlad Paunescu.  John’s earlier works include Point Blank (1967), Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), Deliverance (1972), and Excalibur (1981).

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