Ethel & Ernest
- 94 min
- Directed by: Roger Mainwood
- Written by: Raymond Briggs, Roger Mainwood
- Cast: Pam Ferris, Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn
- UK release: 28 October 2016
- Website: www.ethelandernestthemovie.com
Adaptation of author and illustrator Raymond Briggs's book about his own parents, charting their lives from their first meeting until their deaths. Blethyn and Broadbent bring Ethel and Ernest to life with wonderful voice performances, the lovingly detailed animation is gorgeous to look at and remains faithful to Briggs' style. Bring tissues; you'll need them.
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Ethel & Ernest24 Oct 2016
Hugely moving animated feature, based on the autobiographical graphic novel by Raymond Briggs
Adapted from the 1998 graphic novel by author and illustrator Raymond Briggs (The Snowman), this charming British animated drama forms a heartfelt tribute to the artist's parents, charting their lives from their first meeting until their deaths. It's…
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