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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Pauline Collins
Peter Capaldi
Anna Wilson-Jones
John Alderton
Directors
Ian Sharp
Screenwriters
Vernon Coleman
Malcolm Stone
Running Time
110 minutes

Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War
Showcase performance by Pauline Collins in this bittersweet British comedy.


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Plot
Thelma Caldicot turns a lifetime of repressed anger against those who have written her off when her greedy son dumps her in the Twilight Years Rest Home after her husband's sudden death.


Verdict
Full marks for having the talent to bring the character and story so close to a dark abyss - and keep the audience smiling.


Reviewed by Alan Morrison

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