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(90 mins)

Produced by Michael Raeburn for the British Film Institute
Director - David Gladwell
Distribution: Cinema and TV throughout Europe

London Festival 1976

A feature film mixing professional actors with Suffolk people, in which an old man reflects with nostalgia

on his 19th century childhood when wheat was cut by hand, and horses pulled ploughs, and wheelwrights forged iron.

  • "A rural lyric without parallel in the British cinema" The Times
  • "A work of craft and dignity" The New Statesman
  • "Skillful.... a very strongly felt piece" The Guardian