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Films that are "British"....

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Films that are "British"....

I'm sure this has been done before, but...... Is there a film, or films that is/are "Typically British" for you?

A starter for ten:

Oldie:

Goodbye Mr. Chips. (Robert Donat version).

Recent:

Four Weddings and a Funeral.

Newer:

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

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1. Re: Films that are "British"....

Zulu.

The Wah Wah Diaries.

My 2 cents.......

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2. Re: Films that are "British"....

Gosh, where to begin?

A Christmas Carol

Wuthering Heights

Love, Actually

Pride & Prejudice

Persuasion

Sense & Sensibility

Howard's End

All the James Bond movies

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A taste of Honey

Four weddings & a funeral

the Italian Job (and indeed most Michael Caine fims from early career)

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4. Re: Films that are "British"....

Don't forget the marvellous Hammer films of the 1950s -1970s most of which were filmed at Bray near Iver Heath.

The Belstone Fox (made in 1973 and filmed in beautiful English countryside - Yorkshire I believe)

On the Black HIll - about twin brothers from childhood to old age living on a farm on English-Welsh border country

Happiest Days of Your Life - great send up of English public schools and life in post war Britain

The one about the London to brighton race with Kenneth Moore - can't remember the name

Geordie (was that the name - about the Scots lad who becomes an Olympic star - nice shots of the Highlands

I Know where I'm Going - classic 1940s film set in the highlands as well

Tiger Bay - murder and suspense in 1950s Cardiff and its multicultural docklands, and Hayley Mills' first film

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5. Re: Films that are "British"....

Jim,

Was the Kenneth Moore one Genevieve?

Plus the Ealing Comedies...

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6. Re: Films that are "British"....

Jim

Bray? or Pinewood?

Bray is a bit further from Iver Heath

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National Velvet!

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8. Re: Films that are "British"....

It was definitely Bray for the Hammer films - I thought it was closer to Iver than that but concede to your better wisdom Fulhamrob!

Yes Kuhal it was Genevieve!

Don't forget the Citadel (Robert Donat)

The Railway Children - again filmed in Yorkshire (who has spotted the lorry in one of the scenes)

Inn of the Sixth Happiness - well OK it set in China but had a cast of Brits - except old Ingrid and was filmed in Wales

Mrs Miniver - not at all filmed in Britain but a marvellous idealised Hollywood view of England at war.

has anyone caught a really quirky Robert Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor film on TCM every now and then called 'Conspirator' set in London (with a rather odd excursion to Wales at one point)

Norman Wisdom films

Lord 'elp us - Carry on films

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9. Re: Films that are "British"....

It's not far from Iver Heath (where i am from originally) but is in fact between Slough and Maidenhead.

Bray studios was quite famous - but i think sadly now closed. Whereas Pinewood still open - still filming Bond!

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10. Re: Films that are "British"....

two spring to mind (local bias naturally!)

Brighton Rock - Dickie Attenbourgh as Pinkie.

Quadrophenia - Mod classic! set and filmed in Brighton (Phil Daniels)