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by Bille Eltringham


She left the land of Marks & Spencer and went to the world of Marx and Lenin. Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution is a feelgood comedy following one dysfunctional family's journey from 1965 East Midlands to 19° below freezing East Germany and back again. Mr Ratcliffe fought for the cause, but his wife fought for their family: a teenage sex goddess, and a twelve year old communist spy. Will Mr Ratcliffe throw away his party card and fall in love with his brave new wife?

original title: Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Celluloid Dreams
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Bille Eltringham
film run: 102'
release date: UK 28/09/2007, BE 23/07/2008, HU 31/07/2008
screenplay: Peter Straughan, Bridget O'Connor
cast: Catherine Tate, Mark Strong, Heike Makatsch
cinematography by: Sean Bobbitt
film editing: John Wilson
art director: Malcolm Thornton
music: Rob Lane
producer: Leslee Udwin, Paul Abbott, Paul Trijbits
backing: UK Film Council
distributor: Warner Bros Entertainment UK
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