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Pride (2014)

Comedy, Drama

best
THE VERY BEST

8.1

movie

France, UK
English
A-list actors, Discussion-sparking, Feel-Good
2014
Matthew Warchus
Abram Rooney, Adam Ewan, Alexander Perkins
122 min

Synopsis

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In 1984, a group of LGBT activists decide to raise money to support the National Union of Mineworkers during their lengthy strike. There is only one problem: the Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.

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8.1
The Staff

It’s 1984 and miners in England are on strike against Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s plans to close pits. Their cause has unlikely appeal for Mark Ashton, a human rights activists who decides to take a group of people who had joined an early Gay Pride parade in London to rural England to show support for the (often socially-conservative) miners.

You can see how things might go wrong, but in this case they didn’t. This heartwarming tale is based on a true story. An easy, funny, and relevant movie about the bond that oppression brings to the oppressed. Super earnest, too.

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gilesn

a humane human film that captures the homophobic Britain in the 80’s well.

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