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Lunch Hour (Flipside 017) Lunch Hour (Flipside 017)

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Telling the story of an illicit lunchtime rendezvous in real time, Lunch Hour is presented here in a stunning, digitally remastered transfer

Telling the story of an illicit lunchtime rendezvous in real time, Lunch Hour is presented here in a stunning, digitally remastered transfer

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In this inventive and gripping drama, written by John Mortimer (Rumpole of the Bailey) and directed by James Hill (Black Beauty, Born Free), Shirley Anne Field (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Alfie) gives an unforgettable, fiery performance as a young designer on the brink of an affair with a married male executive (Robert Stephens – The Shout, Comrades).

With its tightly-focused plot, telling the story of an illicit rendezvous in real time, Lunch Hour is presented here in a stunning, digitally remastered transfer and is accompanied by a selection of James Hill’s colourful award-winning shorts.

BFI Flipside is dedicated to rediscovering the margins of British film, reclaiming a space for forgotten movies and filmmakers who would otherwise be in danger of disappearing from our screens forever. It is a home for UK cinematic oddities, offering everything from exploitation documentaries to B-movies, countercultural curios and obscure classics, If it's weird, British and forgotten, then it's Flipside.

In this inventive and gripping drama, written by John Mortimer (Rumpole of the Bailey) and directed by James Hill (Black Beauty, Born Free), Shirley Anne Field (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Alfie) gives an unforgettable, fiery performance as a young designer on the brink of an affair with a married male executive (Robert Stephens – The Shout, Comrades).

With its tightly-focused plot, telling the story of an illicit rendezvous in real time, Lunch Hour is presented here in a stunning, digitally remastered transfer and is accompanied by a selection of James Hill’s colourful award-winning shorts.

BFI Flipside is dedicated to rediscovering the margins of British film, reclaiming a space for forgotten movies and filmmakers who would otherwise be in danger of disappearing from our screens forever. It is a home for UK cinematic oddities, offering everything from exploitation documentaries to B-movies, countercultural curios and obscure classics, If it's weird, British and forgotten, then it's Flipside.

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Browse more BFI Flipside titles.

Skyhook (James Hill, 1958, 17 mins): the adventure of oil exploration, deep in the tropics of Papua New Guinea
Guiseppina (James Hill, 1959, 32 mins): Oscar winning short in which a young girl observes the array of quirky characters who pass her father’s rural petrol station
The Home-Made Car (James Hill, 1963, 28 mins): a man restores his dilapidated car, as a curious young neighbour watches.

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SKU 5035673020470
Catalogue Number BFIV2047
Subtitle Directed by James Hill
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1962
Director James Hill
Format DVD
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries UK
Aspect ratio Original aspect ratio 1.66:1
Colour B&W
Subtitles English Hard of Hearing
Language(s) English
Running time 63 mins
Certificate U

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