Another Mother’s Son

BBFC Classification: 12A - Suitable for 12 years and over
Year: 2017
Director: Christopher Menaul
Performers: Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah, Julian Kostov
Genre: Drama
Duration: 103 mins
BBFC Advice: Contains moderate violence, gruesome images

Patricia CrawfordFilm

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The film is an interesting reminder of something that the British prefer to overlook as something that doesn’t quite fit into the Churchillian narrative of never surrendering: the Nazi occupation of British territory – the Channel Islands . It wasn’t just the French who suffered the misery of occupation, and the sordid nightmare of people pursuing petty grudges with anonymous letters to the Nazi authorities. Jenny Seagrove gives a fierce and capable performance as Louisa Gould, a Jersey woman who hid a fugitive Russian slave-worker, nicknamed Bill.