- Original title
- Running time
- 120 min.
- United Kingdom
Comedy. Drama | Social Drama. Comedy-Drama. Based On A True Story. 1980s. Gay & Lesbian
- Synopsis / Plot
- Its the summer of 1984 Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support.
But the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the Union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village in deepest Wales and set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Picture - Comedy or Musical
: BAFTA Awards: Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): 3 Awards including Best Movie. 7 Nominations
: Gaudí Awards: Nominated for Best European Film
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