Hand in Hand (DVD)
A universal story of friendship between two children, and the testing of that friendship by religious differences and entrenched prejudice. Winner of 14 international awards including a Golden Globe.
A triumph for British director Philip Leacock, this profoundly moving film recounts a universal story of friendship between two children, and the testing of that friendship by religious differences and entrenched prejudice. With captivating performances from its two young leads, the drama won 14 international awards including a Golden Globe Award for Best Film Promoting International Understanding, and saw Leacock nominated for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in 1962. Hand in Hand is presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements.Life is a great adventure for best friends Rachel and Michael. Fortunately, they are too young to know that Rachel, being Jewish, and Michael, being Catholic, are on opposite sides of a steep fence of intolerance. The first shadow falls across their world when Rachel tells Michael her parents are moving away. Appalled at the idea of separation, they become blood brothers , and decide to celebrate by making a trip to London to see the Queen. It is just the beginning of their adventures...SPECIAL FEATURES: Original Theatrical Trailer
Running Time: 70 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 28/07/2014
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