R | | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood, when the reality of the world they live in comes knocking.
Carey Mulligan had to learn how to drive for the film. She took a two-week intensive course, but failed the driving test. Her scene was shot on a private road, where she was allowed to get behind the wheel.
The breakthrough in medical science came in 1952. Doctors could now cure the previously incurable. By 1967, life expectancy passed 100 years.
When Chrissie, Kathy, Rodney, Ruth, and Tommy look inside the travel bureau to see Ruth's possible, the computer monitors are clearly more modern than 1985.
The Hailsham School Song can be briefly heard at the very end of the credits.
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