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Somewhere in England, in the Autumn of 1955, a widowed father and his son live an idyllic life together. Only their gas station happens to sit on a piece of land that a local developer ... See full summary »
Many of the incidents and characters in the book and film were based on real life events and people from author Roald Dahl's own life. For example, he knew a butcher who taught him the art of poaching, and Captain Lancaster (Ronald Pickup) was based upon a real teacher ... ...
You're right, I should have sent him to school earlier. But, you see... my wife died when he was four months old.
William Smith: He was all I had.
Miss Hunter: A fine-looking girl.
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