My Boy Jack

19/11/2007
  |  Buy to Own: 19/11/2007
  |  120 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Synopsis

TV drama based on the true story of how the writer Rudyard Kipling used his influence to gain a commission in the Irish Guards for his 17-year-old son, Jack. Despite having poor eyesight, Jack (Daniel Radcliffe) is soon stationed on the front line in WWI, eventually reported missing in action during the Battle of Loos. Kipling (David Haig) and his wife Elsie (Carey Mulligan) spend years searching for their son, discovering heartache and pain, unable to reconcile their grief.

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