Golden Years

Certificate 12A

(2016) 96 mins

Director: John Miller
Writers: John Miller, Nick Knowles
Cinematography: Adam Lincoln
Production Design: Myra Lewis
Music: Neil Athale

ABOUT

Fate, the financial crisis and a stubborn refusal to accept the injustices of old age have forced law-abiding, retired couple Arthur and Martha Goode  (Bernard Hill and Virginia McKenna) into a life of crime. Refusing to take the loss of their pensions lying down and simply fade away into their declining years, our characters decide to fight back and take back what’s rightfully theirs. Their plan is simple: hit a series of banks and steal back their pensions along with those of their similarly stricken friends. After all, who would suspect an elderly couple towing a caravan behind their sensible Rover of being a modern-day Bonnie-and Clyde? Pretty soon, their friends are recruited to form a motley band of unusual suspects and they prepare to take down the biggest bank of all.  With Una Stubbs and Simon Callow.

REVIEWS

The humour is exceedingly gentle and the plot increasingly improbable. But John Miller directs steadily and the performances are irresistibly knowing.”  Radio Times

SHOWING TIMES

Showing:

Fri 02 Sep Buriton
Fri 02 Sep Highcliffe
Sun 04 Sep Hambledon
Mon 05 Sep Stourbridge
Wed 07 Sep Churchinford
Wed 07 Sep Framlingham
Wed 07 Sep Thornham
Thu 08 Sep Royal Wootton Bassett
Fri 09 Sep Shipston on Stour
Mon 12 Sep Porthallow
Wed 14 Sep Cymmer Afan
Wed 14 Sep East Stratton
Thu 15 Sep Corsley Heath
Thu 15 Sep Mere
Fri 16 Sep Bickenhall
Fri 16 Sep Catbrook
Fri 16 Sep Edington
Sat 17 Sep Bothenhampton
Sat 17 Sep Buckingham
Sat 17 Sep South Wonston
Mon 19 Sep Beer
Mon 19 Sep Minety
Mon 19 Sep Upper Clatford
Tue 20 Sep Membury
Wed 21 Sep Calne
Thu 22 Sep Cowbridge
Fri 23 Sep Hempnall
Sat 24 Sep Syderstone
Wed 28 Sep Droxford
Wed 28 Sep Geldeston
Wed 28 Sep Llandovery
Thu 29 Sep Croscombe
Fri 30 Sep Frettenham
Fri 30 Sep Ludham
Fri 30 Sep Sheppey Blue Town
Fri 30 Sep Sible Hedingham
Fri 30 Sep Undy
Sat 01 Oct Bulwark, Chepstow
Sat 01 Oct Leavenheath
Sat 01 Oct Westleton
Mon 03 Oct Sprowston
Tue 04 Oct Capel
Fri 07 Oct Abbots Langley
Fri 07 Oct Combe St Nicholas
Sat 08 Oct Bawdeswell
Wed 12 Oct Bransgore
Fri 14 Oct Llanfair Kilgeddin
Sat 15 Oct Rhoose
Sun 16 Oct Sturminster Newton
Fri 21 Oct Broadwindsor
Fri 21 Oct Eye
Fri 21 Oct Whitehill & Bordon
Sat 22 Oct Old Buckenham
Tue 25 Oct Goodworth Clatford
Wed 26 Oct Mylor Bridge
Thu 27 Oct Winterbourne Earls
Fri 28 Oct Calder Vale
Fri 28 Oct Chepstow
Fri 28 Oct Durweston
Fri 28 Oct Hilgay
Fri 28 Oct West Camel
Sat 29 Oct Denshaw
Sat 29 Oct Kington Magna
Thu 03 Nov St Arvans
Fri 04 Nov Winford
Tue 08 Nov Colerne
Tue 08 Nov Dunster
Wed 09 Nov Whitchurch
Sat 12 Nov Dinas Powys
Sat 12 Nov Milborne Port
Sat 12 Nov Tittleshall
Mon 14 Nov Leigh
Tue 15 Nov Hythe
Tue 15 Nov Pewsey
Fri 18 Nov Anmer
Fri 18 Nov Brisley
Fri 18 Nov Garveston & Thuxton
Fri 18 Nov Nether Stowey
Fri 18 Nov Wicklewood
Sat 19 Nov Banham
Sat 19 Nov Bowerchalke
Sat 19 Nov Marlingford
Sat 19 Nov Somerton
Sat 19 Nov Watlington
Wed 23 Nov Thruxton
Thu 24 Nov Milland
Thu 24 Nov Wickham
Fri 25 Nov The Narth
Tue 29 Nov Monxton
Tue 29 Nov Petersfield
Sat 03 Dec Stoke St Michael
Sun 04 Dec Hethersett
Mon 05 Dec Odcombe
Thu 08 Dec Brundish
Thu 08 Dec Hanging Langford
Fri 09 Dec Poringland
Tue 13 Dec Bourton
Thu 15 Dec Blaengwynfi
Mon 19 Dec Long Stratton
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