King and Country

09/08/2011
  |  Book Tickets: 29/08/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 09/08/2011
  |  82 min
Rated PG by the BBFC

Synopsis

Set in WWI, Dirk Bogarde plays an arrogant soldier assigned to defend Arthur Hamp (Tom Courtenay), a slow-witted private who faces the death penalty for desertion. Initially impatient to have the case over so that he can get back to the war, Bogarde comes to realise that Hamp is innocent, shell-shocked and a little simple. The court martial is unsympathetic; Hamp is sentenced to death, but his fellow soldiers are unwilling to shoot...