The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm

DVD - 2003
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In the mid-1930's the great politician and orator Winston Churchill was out of favor with the English people and struggling to make his voice heard. Wrestling with his personal demons, a lonely but defiant Churchill attempts to warn the world of the impending gloom surrounding Hitlers' Germany.
Publisher: New York, NY : HBO Home Video, [2003].
ISBN: 9781419884931
Branch Call Number: GATHE
Characteristics: 1 DVD (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Aug 10, 2017

Good acting, great scenery, informative storyline of pre-war British Parliament politics.

real_thing Feb 17, 2016

Churchill, before the war

fr1770 Jan 08, 2016

Interesting to see the rise off Hitler thru English eyes. So many warning signs of ominous deeds to come, which the English chose to ignore.

C20T11 Oct 18, 2015

Excellent Movie.!!!

susankent Mar 09, 2015

For anyone suffering from Downton Abbey withdrawal, this two episode drama is set in the period leading up to WWII with a rising Nazi Germany. The human drama is every bit as compelling as Downton (you'll see Hugh Bonneville in the House of Commons).

howardpoole Jan 27, 2013

An excellent production from around 2002. Top notch cast. Get to know Churchill as he really was.

Jul 20, 2010

Good - Gathering Storm (2002) [Made for Television - HBO] 96 min. Albert Finney is terrific as portraying Winston Churchill during the time that England declares war on Germany. The dialogue and situations are extremely interesting with insights provided on the ideology of Nazi mind. There are some warm scenes between Churchill and his wife (played by Vanessa Redgrave) that are choreographed to pull on one’s heart strings. This is a good one. Winner of the 2002 Emmy for best film and writing. Followed by “Into the Storm (2009)” available at OPL.

Oct 21, 2007

Excellent performance by Albert Finney as Winston Churchill

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