Hope and Glory (1987)

Director John Boorman drew from his own childhood experiences for this coming-of-age tale about a boy growing up in and around London during World War II. For young Billy Rowan, the nightly bombings provide a frightening show, but they include opportunities to rummage through the rubble with friends in the mornings. As Billy plays, his family struggles to remain intact as they suffer through the anguish and losses of wartime.

Directing:
  • John Boorman

Writing:
  • John Boorman

Stars:
Release Date: 1987-09-03
themoviedb icon 6.7/10
  • Country: GB, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 113
  • Budget: $10
  • Revenue: $9
Ian Bannen
Ian Bannen
Grandfather George
Sammi Davis
Sammi Davis
Dawn Rowan
Derrick O'Connor
Derrick O'Con...
Mac
Katrine Boorman
Katrine Boorm...
Charity
Sarah Miles
Sarah Miles
Grace Rowan
David Hayman
David Hayman
Clive Rowan
Susan Wooldridge
Susan Wooldri...
Molly
Jean-Marc Barr
Jean-Marc Bar...
Cpl. Bruce Carrey
Colin Higgins
Colin Higgins
Clive's Pal
Shelagh Fraser
Shelagh Frase...
WVS Woman
Charley Boorman
Charley Boorm...
Luftwaffe Pilot
John Boorman
John Boorman
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