R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.
Bob Hoskins and Robbie Kay who both appear in this film but share no scenes actually appeared in a film together before this one. Both starred in Pinocchio (2008) playing father and son Geppetto and Pinoccho.
Lisa. Do you mind if I call you Lisa? You must have quite a head on your shoulders. Peter tells me that you read history at Cambridge.
Lisa Hopkins: Yes I did.
Robert Tooley: Mind if I ask: what do you think of our little problem over at the factory? Do you think maybe he's a ...
Whilst the interior of Lisa Hopkins' 1600E Mk 2 Cortina was in fairly good shape for a 42 year old car, it was pretty ropey for a brand new car which it would have been at the time the film was set in.
Captions in the closing credits: "Two years later in May 1970 the Equal Pay Act became law. Similar legislation quickly followed in most industrial countries across the world. Ford Motor Company Limited went on to effect changes in its employment practices and is now used as an example of a good practice employer."
Sunday Will Never Be The Same
Written by Cashman, Terry / Pistilli, Gene Thomas
Performed by Spanky & Our Gang (as Spanky And Our Gang)
Published by Universal / MCA Music Ltd Courtesy of Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
£674,059 (UK) (3 October 2010)
$1,094,798 (USA) (10 April 2011)
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