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This was an amazing Film

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Serkeen Sat 08-Jul-17 07:11:49

You will love this film smile

travelsafar Sat 08-Jul-17 07:43:04

I remember this being on over Christmas last yearon the TV

I agree it is enchanting!!!

Greyduster Sat 08-Jul-17 08:25:02

I caught it then, too. Lovely; very nostalgic.

Welshwife Sat 08-Jul-17 08:50:41

The book is lovely too.

MawBroon Sat 08-Jul-17 08:53:25

Oh yes, I saw it at Christmas too, it was indeed lovely.

DanniRae Sat 08-Jul-17 09:13:28

I agree with Welshwife - the book is so moving and beautifully done. I loved the film too.

Mapleleaf Sat 08-Jul-17 18:50:17

I saw the film, as well. Very moving.

Magsmc29 Thu 24-Aug-17 19:23:01

Yes this a lovely film worth a watch

Jalima1108 Thu 24-Aug-17 19:57:37

I did watch it and it was lovely but I may just watch it again, thanks Serkeen

Imperfect27 Thu 24-Aug-17 22:52:27

Yes, very lovely. Thank you for the reminder Serkeen.

grannyqueenie Thu 24-Aug-17 23:14:36

Loved it when I saw it, it just depicted that era perfectly

gmelon Fri 25-Aug-17 03:06:27

When I read the book I had to hide it away after as it was too traumatic for me. Many many years later i have never opened it again.
I am able to read 99.9 per cent of things but somehow this just touched me.

Serkeen Fri 25-Aug-17 07:18:28

I know gmelon it gets you like that, that is why I love the film.

The couple were so lucky, they had many happy healthy years together. He was always in a job h that he loved and she loved her life as a Housewife, then as a bonus they had their son.

I do not know what makes you sad about the film but I get it.

They had a lovely no stress life together, I liked watching it because it was nice to see that a life like that is Possible smile

DanniRae Fri 25-Aug-17 10:39:50

Oh gmelon I agree the book is sad but happy too and I reread it regularily!

Parsleywin Fri 25-Aug-17 12:40:46

The link won't work for me, it just freezes! What is the film called, please?

devongirl Fri 25-Aug-17 12:42:21

Yes, please!

DameJudyClench Fri 25-Aug-17 12:49:16

Wasn't this based on the lives of Raymond Briggs' parents?

It is lovely - and so poignant.

DanniRae Fri 25-Aug-17 14:29:00

The film is called "Ethel and Ernest"

Parsleywin Fri 25-Aug-17 14:49:31

Ah, thank you DanniRae! I'll definitely try and watch it.

Eloethan Fri 25-Aug-17 17:24:59

Beautiful, touching film.