THE HAPPY LANDS (2012) Hollywood
Release: 2012 / The Happy Lands
Genre: Drama , History
Director: Robert Rae
Stars: Kevin Clarke , Jokie Wallace , Aaron Jones
Robert Rae’s second feature film conveys a world burning with raw-edged political relevance. It’s 1926. Britain is taken to the brink of revolution only seven years after the slaughter of the trenches. Savage austerity cuts imposed by the government turn law abiding citizens into law breakers in a heroic battle against the state. From the makers of the multi-award winning feature, Trouble Sleeping, comes a courageous and inspiring testament to the fighting spirit of our times. Created from the true stories of Scottish miners, The Happy Lands shines with honesty and integrity. Outstanding performances are underpinned with powerful emotional authenticity that will reach audiences across the world.