Housewife, 49

TitleHousewife, 49
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsMillar, Gavin
Running Time1h 35m
Date Released12/2006
DistributorITV
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

Based on the diaries of Nella Last and initially composed for the Mass Observation project to record ordinary people's war experiences, Housewife, 49 follows the Last’s transformation from a timid housewife to an empowered and assertive agent with the Women’s Volunteer Services  during World War II. Last volunteers for local branch of the Service in defiance of her controlling husband. She gains independence and friendship in spite of rationing, air raids, and the war's effects on her sons.

 

URLhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt0913394/
Cast

Victoria Wood

David Threlfall

Christopher Harper

Ben Crompton

Lorraine Ashbourne

Credits

Produced by Piers Wenger

Directed by Gavin Millar

Written by Victoria Wood

Cinematography by Cinders Forshaw

Edited by Matthew Newman

Music by John Lunn

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