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The Ploughman's Lunch (1983)

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107 min | Drama

James Penfield has made a career out of journalism. Now bankrupt, he finds himself with a group of other writers in the middle of the dispute-ridden British homeland at the time of the Falklands War.
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Updated May 31, 1983

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Oct 19, 1984 (United States)

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Jonathan Pryce
James Penfield James Penfield   See fewer
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William Maxwell
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Paul Jesson
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Andy Rashleigh
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Christopher Fulford
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Polly Abbott
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Tim Curry
Jeremy Hancock Jeremy Hancock   See fewer
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Charlie Dore
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Peter Walmsley
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Robert Cartland
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Nat Jackley
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Pearl Hackney
Mrs. Penfield Mrs. Penfield   See fewer
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Simon Stokes
Edward Edward   See fewer
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Anna Wing
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Ken Drury
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Richard Cottan
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Peter Birch
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Rosemary Harris
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Robert McIntosh
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6.6 / 10 | 309 votes