A feature length film written by multi-award winning writer Alan Plater (Z-Cars, The Last of The British Bombshells, A Very British Coup). Set in Newcastle in 1939, Joe Maddison’s War features shipyard worker Joe who feels emasculated and past his prime; too old to serve in the war, and he’s shocked when his wife leaves him for a younger naval officer. Needing a new challenge, Joe and his friend Harry reluctantly volunteer to join the Home Guard. A decision which leads Joe on a journey of self discovery, on which he will learn lessons of heroism and friendship, and also finds love...
Release Date: 20 September 2010
Certificate: PG - Parental Guidance
Sound: Dolby Digital
Production Year: 2010
Main Language: English