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On the Black Hill (1988)

The story covers eighty years in the lives of a pair of Welsh identical twins with an unusual bond, as they go through war, love affairs, and land disputes.

Director:

Andrew Grieve

Writers:

Bruce Chatwin (novel), Andrew Grieve
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Credited cast:
Aled Baker Aled Baker ... Lewis - aged 6
Rhys Baker Rhys Baker ... Benjamin - aged 6
Iona Banks Iona Banks ... Aggie Watkins
Nicola Beddoe Nicola Beddoe ... Rosie
Anthony Benson Anthony Benson ... The Vicar
James Bree ... Colonel Bickerton
Kim Caswell Kim Caswell ... 2nd Preacher
Mark Dignam ... Reverand Latimer
Kim Dunn Kim Dunn ... Virgin Mary
Rob Edmunds Rob Edmunds ... Thomas Philips
Claire Evans Claire Evans ... Rebecca - aged 7
Huw Evans Huw Evans ... Innkeeper
Lillian Evans Lillian Evans ... Mrs Redpath
Lynn Gardner Lynn Gardner ... Rebecca
David Garfield ... 2nd Doctor
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The story covers eighty years in the lives of a pair of Welsh identical twins with an unusual bond, as they go through war, love affairs, and land disputes. Written by Kathy Li

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Last film of Mark Dignam. See more »

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Lilli Marlene
Music by Norbert Schultze (as Schultze ) and lyrics by Hans Leip (as Leip), English lyrics by Tommie Connor (as Connor)
published by Peter Maurice Music Co. copyright 1944
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Mediocre novel adaption
30 September 2001 | by mahnigSee all my reviews

It shows that this is a novel adaption. The first thirty minutes rush through the plot, introducing subplots that are never picked up again. The middle part and end is not bad, but overall it is just an average movie based on a much better novel.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1992 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Hill See more »

Filming Locations:

Wales, UK See more »

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Mono

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Color
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