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Goodnight Mister Tom

Featuring: John Thaw, Nick Robinson & Annabelle Apsion

Format: DVD | Rating: PG

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| | See all shane181's reviews (33)

this film is quite hard hitting in several places,set during the war,mr tom,john thaw,takes in a young evacuee,who has been ill treated by a mentally ill mother and both soon form a father/son type bond.a wonderful film and a brilliant performance by all especially john thaw.


| | See all kaz267's reviews (2)

I remember watching this many times when I was younger but hadn't seen it in a good few years. I watched it again tonight and, unlike a lot of films I have memories of, it was as good if not better than I remember!

  "What the boy needs is Luv ! "...

| | See all FrankenEarnest's reviews (15)

...And from within a man eaten up by the death of his wife, angry with the church, even angrier with god, comes a human softness, albeit tempered with a vague attempt at discipline and distancing, which gives a wretched world-war two evacuee what he desperately needs. The two perfect strangers come to realise that they need each other in this cruel world - this point in the film will make even grown men cry ( i have proof ! ).
Hats off to john thaw's acting masterpiece wherein "the sweeney" and subsequent roles are completely forgotten.
Hats off also to the young nick robinson whose portrayal of willie beech, a young boy with a neurotic mother from the midst of war-torn london, is, in my opinion, worthy of a seasoned actor far in advance of his years.
A beautiful film.

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  At His Best

| | See all Stephen1953's reviews (4)

To anyone thinking of watching this film - this is your chance to see John Thaw doing what he does best - "CHARACTER ACTING".
This film is as heartwarming as it is thought provoking!
John Thaw is playing this character with the same innate and consummate skills he applied to all his other characters.
This is another of his 'must watch ' perfomances.
I have added this to my collection and have watched it over and over again,I can think of no better recommendation than that!!!!!!

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  heart warming and classic war drama

| | See all 13king's reviews (2)

this is another example of John Thaw's fine acting. A step away from his usual character in the Sweeney, Inspector Morse and kavanagh Q.C. a man of many talents!.. If you like John Thaw , you will love this heart warming, tearjerker
a must for all you Morse fans and a chance to see a great actor in a different role.

  buy this!

| | See all Torehboom's reviews (41)

This film is beautiful, i watched in when i was back in school a few years ago and i still love it now!


| | See all strongbongo's reviews (2)

I first watched this film in school, I thought it was good back then even tho being so young i didn't truely understand the real meaning behind the film,
I then watching it again a few weeks back and it brought back some good memories. The book is also very good and i recommend them both to everyone.

  not to be missed,john thaw at his best!!!

| | See all houndie's reviews (6)

ive enjoyed this so much ive watched it many times and i enjoy it each and every time.john thaw is great and its definately worth watching.it makes me happy and sad!!! a great war time adventure!!!