When the Whales Came


Sunday, 10 November 2013: When the Whales Came

Sunday, 10 November 2013, 15:00

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Programme category: Children's and Family Films

Director: Clive Rees, UK 1989, 100 mins, U

Two children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives in isolation on the far shore of Bryher, their island home in the Isles of Scilly. He is shunned by the community, but they discover that he knows a terrible secret about a nearby deserted island. Set before and during the First World War with startlingly beautiful landscapes, evocative music and a screenplay by Michael Morpurgo from his novel. With Paul Scofield, Helen Mirren, David Suchet.