Made in Dagenham details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Sally Hawkins, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Riseborough, Miranda Richardson, Jaime Winstone, Nicola Duffett, Daniel Mays, Geraldine James, Richard Schiff, Rupert Graves, Bob Hoskins|
|Genres:||Comedy - Romantic, Drama - General, Historical|
|Studio:||PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Top 400 All-Time Rentals|
Made in Dagenham
|Run time:||1 hour 49 minutes|
|Rental release:||28 Mar 2011|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Sally Hawkins stars in this drama based on the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant.
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Powerful and inspiring women!By RainbowJoBirko (123 reviews) from Derbyshire, England , 16 Sep 2010
[Highly rated reviewer]Absolutely brilliant!! Having seen a preview showing of this at the local cinema tonight, I loved it! Women everywhere will feel so powerful and so grateful to those brave and progressive women back in 1968! Based on a true story centered around a small female workforce from the Dagenham Ford factory fighting for equal pay for women is so inspiring! From the people who gave us 'Calender Girls' I knew this was going to be a hit, but I didn't expect it to entertain me quite as much as it did! With a superb cast full of really talented actors, Hawkins, Mays and Hoskins deserving a special mention, it was great! There were some heart wrenching moments, combined with some sexy moments topped off with some laugh out loud scenes, all in all something for everyone!
With a brilliant feel good feel to it, this true story shows that whoever you are and wherever you come from, if you are prepared to work for it, anything really is possible!
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Very good and watchableBy Bobsview (549 reviews) from Gloucestershire , 04 Apr 2013Very good dramatization of womens struggle for equal pay at Ford in 1968. Good script and characters. To get up to 20 words- Cortina, Escort, Capri
All out!By Oldbloke (308 reviews) from Sidmouth , 12 Mar 2013In 1968 female workers at Ford's Dagenham plant went on strike for equal pay. This is one of those small, perfectly formed, working class dramas, packed full of familiar faces, lovely period details and crowd pleasing speeches. Sally Hawkins gives one of those Mike Leigh performances, not bad exactly, just too ..much. Miranda Richardson demonstrates proper screen acting as ballsy Employment Secretary Barbara Castle.
Unlovely Dagenham will gain a soft-spot in your heart!By Sleat (77 reviews) , 20 Feb 2013
[Highly rated reviewer]Hugely entertaining or a lesson in social history? Well, both! Because real women, living real lives, did things their way - and when they elbowed their 'professional superiors' (union reps and husbands) out of the way, and had the fortune to reach a professional politician (Barbara Castle) who could be persuaded not to do what is normally done, they triumphed. You could say they were empowered, took on a class struggle, overcame adversity, but it wasn't any of those cliches or abstract concepts to them. And this is their fabulous story.
One of the bestBy Anne1959 (4 reviews) , 19 Feb 2013This is a brilliant film - superb acting, great script and totally believable scenery / sets. I may end up buying this one as I will certainly be watching it again.
A brilliant performanceBy FMC10 (5 reviews) from Southend-on-Sea , 11 Feb 2013Sally Hawkins is brilliant and the rest of the cast support her perfectly. Definitely a great British film for the collection.