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Pride (23-May-2014)

Director: Matthew Warchus

Writer: Stephen Beresford

Keywords: Comedy, Drama, Gay, Organized Labor

Historical drama details gay activists' role in the 1984 National Union of Mineworkers strike in Great Britain.

The United Kingdom's National Union of Mineworkers staged a historic strike in 1984, sent over the edge by Conservative prime minister Margaret Thatcher's anti-labor policies and statements. Eager to stand in solidarity with their put-upon brethren, London gay rights activists endeavor to raise money for the cause; rejected at first, they eventually decide to make an in-person donation in Wales, persevering to form a strong bond standing in united opposition to the Thatcher government.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paddy Considine
5-Sep-1974   Dead Man's Shoes
Bill Nighy
12-Dec-1949   Love Actually
Imelda Staunton
9-Jan-1956   Vera Drake
Russell Tovey
14-Nov-1981   George on Being Human
Dominic West
3-Sep-1969   Det. McNulty on The Wire


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