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  • 2014
  • UK
  • 93 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tom Browne
  • Cast: Daniel Cerqueira, Richard Johnson, Gemma Jones
  • Language: English/French
  • UK release: 27 November 2015

Leonard (Johnson) and his wife Maria (Jones) have spent 40 years in their Cumbrian cottage which now contains the junk of a lifetime. Their son Daniel (Cerqueira) arrives determined to sort things out. Acutely observed and deeply felt indie filmmaking; the late Johnson's last ever performance is magnificent, and debut director Browne brings out the best in the whole cast.

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23 Nov 20154 stars

The late Richard Johnson is magnificent in Tom Browne’s life-affirming debut

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GFF interview: Richard Johnson, Radiator

26 Feb 2015

Screen and stage legend Richard Johnson discusses his new film, Radiator, directed by Tom Browne

Acting since he was 16-years old and having enjoyed a storied career interrupted just once by wartime national service, Richard Johnson has seen it all and then some. A founding member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Johnson's movie credits included…

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