PASSPORT TO PIMLICO BLU RAY REVIEW


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Select category Add custom category. Use the thumbs up and thumbs down icons to agree or disagree that the title is similar to Passport to Pimlico. Join our movie c o mmuni t y to f i nd out. It’s a shame that we weren’t further indulged with a shot by shot audio commentary by some fine film historian but you can’t have it all. Post Comment as a registered user. When he revisits the hole later he unearths exactly that, along with a collection of papers. Select category Add custom category Go.

Blu-ray rating Video 4. If Beale Street Could Talk. Similar titles you might also like What is this? You also get a ‘behind the scenes’ gallery and a restoration comparison as evidence that some love has gone into this new print – though it does betray just how much subjectivity is involved in such a process. Blu-ray Akira reissue. Dragon Ball Super The Movie: All in all an essential purchase of course.

It was restored at Pinewood studios using the best original prints available and then touched up digitally. The extras are a little paseport but very informative nonetheless.

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Blu-ray Refiew on a Wire. Scrutinized by a dotty historian a wonderful turn by the inimitable Margaret Rutherford she discovers that the patch of London land is in fact not part of England, but an enclave legally still under the jurisdiction of the Duke of Burgandy.

This leads to the need for a ‘Passport to Pimlico’. Of course, this causes chaos in Whitehall with plenty of opportunity to puncture pomposity and bureaucracy in an all-out post-war fantasy that must have played out deliciously at the time – in common with the free-flowing whiskey fantasy played out in ‘Whiskey Galore’.

Well I’ll be jiggered! Rag ticking them off one by yo and I’m doing the ppassport thing I assured myself I’d never do again. This paradox is prevalent in Passport to Pimlico. Your Opinions and Comments Be the first to post a comment! By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Into the Spider-Verse 4K.

As a Londoner Passlort always find it fascinating seeing the city of film, and Passport to Pimlico offers some insight into what the city, its people, and their attitudes were like in the immediate post-war period.

Lines like ‘It’s just because we’re British that we demand our rights to be Burgundian’ or something along those lines will have you laughing aloud and serve as a reminder of an age where British folk pulled together against incredible adversity; nothing like the pale by-rote jingoism of passpot recent Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

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Naturally the UK government takes exception to this situation and thus begins a slow burning war of typically British bureaucracy with the Burgundians.

Life of Pi And Passport to Pimlico is a very enjoyable film too, full of charm and wit. Some street urchins in detonate an unexploded bomb in an already well-bombed part of London just after the war.

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Passport to Pimlico Blu-ray Details. Under the leadership of Michael Balconthe legendary British producer who also founded Gainsborough Picturesthey produced incredibly sharp, witty and likeable comedies ranging from the whimsy of a film like Passport to Pimlico to the razor-sharp black comedy of Kind Hearts and Coronetsalso released in Hence we have the telling scene were the regular people of London begin to throw food supplies over the barbed wire fence, mirroring the Berlin airlift which was then in operation.

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Passport to Pimlico is released on blu-ray June 11th, and will be screened in selected cinemas on June 5th. Post Comment as a registered user. The current economic context will help modern audiences relate, but the basic message of community spirit, using wealth to take care of those that need it most, and injecting energy into a worn down society are fairly universal themes.

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The plucky Burgundians never lose sight of their origins and seek to form their new society based on the very best of British traits.

It looks totally pants right now, like, totally. Before long the locals realize that this means that British laws need no longer apply and they set out on a post-war bender, ripping up ration books and having a ball. You also get a ‘behind the scenes’ gallery and a restoration comparison as evidence that some love has gone into this new print – though it does betray just how much subjectivity is involved in such a process. Whatever the case, this Blu-Ray represents a triple dip for me – the movie was one of the first essential VHS purchases, replaced with the DVD as soon as it became possible and now replaced once again with this excellent release.

The Lord of the Rings: The preliminary release date set by the studio is June 18th. Similar titles you might also like What is this? As well as satirising the British penchant for bureaucracy and nationalism, Passport to Pimlico also sought to hark back to the recently passed era of national unity and rekindle a bit of the old Blitz spirit.

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Twitter Reddit Facebook Tumblr. What’s your nex t favori t e movie? The Crimes of Gri A delightfully doddery old Professor Margaret Rutherford reveals to the gathered locals that the parchment is actually a royal charter which proves that thanks to a legal technicality, Pimlico actually still belongs to the Duke of Burgundy and as such, is not a part of Great Britain.

In Passport To Pimlico, scriptwriter T. The movies were quintessentially British, and often got funnier as they got darker precisely fay the characters had to uphold good British virtues while getting away passort political upheaval Passport to Pimlicotheft The Lavender Hill Mobone of their best revifw murder Kind Hearts and Coronets. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

Blu-ray user rating Video 4. Join our movie c o mmuni t y to f i nd out. Set in in war-damaged London, the residents of Pimlico discover treasure buried under the streets which they discover belonged to the Duke of Burgundy. A time gone forever – and yet retained to a large degree in this lassport time capsule. It’s a shame that we weren’t further indulged with a shot by shot audio commentary by some fine film historian but you can’t have it all.

For the viewers at the time of its release, this was a movie about escapism as much as anything else.

Passport to Pimlico Blu-ray Review

Official Thread 25 Feb 14, You can also get an instant revieq notification with our iPhone- or Android app. The interview with BFI curator Mark Duguid is illuminating bli though he’s no sparkling personality, and the brief locations featurette with British film fanatic and author Richard Dacre, revealed that I passed the very bridge featured in the film as I cut through from the Vauxhall roundabout to London Bridge every single working day from the late eighties to the late nineties, oblivious to its historic importance.

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