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Against the Law

7.4 / 194 votes

UK Cinema Release Date

Friday 29th September 2017
Against the Law poster
Contains moderate sex, discriminatory terms & behaviour and infrequent strong language. Age rating / classification to be confirmed.
Current Status:released

Next Showing:

None. Last shown in UK cinemas on 29th September 2017.
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Directed by:

Produced by:

Genres:

Biography, Drama, History, Romance

Language:

English

Runtime:

1 hour 23 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

In 1952 journalist Peter Wildeblood, at a time when same-sex was a crime, picks up RAF corporal Eddie McNally, thus beginning a love affair, often conducted through letters. Peter introduces him to Edward, Lord Montagu and the earl's cousin Michael Pitt-Rivers but Peter's love letters to Eddie lead to his arrest and, along with Montagu and Michael he is put on trial. McNally and Johnny Reynolds, another young gay from their circle, are granted immunity if they testify for the prosecution and the three defendants are all jailed. In prison Peter hears about the Wolfenden committee which, partly in response to public sympathy for the harsh treatment of gay men, is seeking to change the law and, on release, bravely and openly gives the committee evidence and advice. Nonetheless it will be a decade before homosexuality is decriminalized. As with Channel 4's treatment of the same case in 2007, 'A Very British Sex Scandal', the drama is intercut with interviews with elderly gay men, who.

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Against the Law Cast

Peter Wildeblood

Peter Wildeblood headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

Unknown

Daniel Mays

Daniel Mays headshot

Date of Birth:

31 March 1978

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Richard Gadd

Richard Gadd headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

Unknown

Paul Keating

Paul Keating headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

Unknown

Mark Edel-Hunt

Mark Edel-Hunt headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mark Gatiss

Mark Gatiss headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

6' 1" (1.86 m)

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