DVD365.net
Glorious 39 (2009) artwork

Glorious 39 (2009)

Saturday 13th March 2010

The halcyon days before the advent of the Second World War are beautifully recounted in the renowned Stephen Poliakoff's (Gideon's Daughter, Friends & Crocodiles, Close My Eyes) tour de force, Glorious 39, released on DVD from 29th March 2010, courtesy of Momentum Pictures.
Corin Redgrave, Christopher Lee, Toby Regbo, Juno Temple, Eddie Redmayne, Romola Garai
Stephen Poliakoff
Sara Geater, Sheryl Crown, Julie Clark, James Atherton
Momentum Pictures
2 hours 9 minutes
29/03/2010

The halcyon days before the advent of the Second World War are beautifully recounted in the renowned Stephen Poliakoff's (Gideon's Daughter, Friends & Crocodiles, Close My Eyes) tour de force, Glorious 39, released on DVD from 29th March 2010, courtesy of Momentum Pictures.

A stunningly sumptuous period thriller, Glorious 39 heralds Poliakoff's triumphant return to feature films and boasts a wealth of British acting talent, including Romola Garai (Atonement, Vanity Fair, I Capture the Castle), Bill Nighy (Valkyrie, State of Play, Boat that Rocked), Julie Christie (Away From Her, Doctor Zhivago, Don't Look Now), Eddie Redmayne (The Other Boleyn Girl, Elizabeth, Powder Blue), Juno Temple (Atonement, St. Trinian's), David Tennant (TV's Doctor Who, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Jeremy Northam (Emma, Gosford Park) and Christopher Lee (The Golden Compass, The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars).

With a beautifully woven central mystery focused around the conspiracies that were building ahead of the declaration of a war against Germany in 1939, Glorious 39 is much more than either a period drama or a murder mystery. It is infused with Poliakoff's incredible screenwriting skills, attention to detail and ability to glean arresting performances from some of Britain's best-known and best-loved acting talent. Coupled with sumptuous 30s costumes that offer a visual feast of vivid colour, luxe fabrics and exquisite detailing, Glorious 39 captures the very traditional, English way of life in the midst of political uncertainty.

A tense psychological thriller set both in present day London and the idyllic British countryside at the start of the Second World War, Glorious 39 follows Anne, a budding young actress who stumbles across secret recordings of a sinister Nazi appeasement plot. With war with Germany seemingly inevitable, forces within and without the government are determined to avoid another debilitating battle, leading to divided loyalties, questionable morals and even brutal acts of violence, all of which reverberate throughout society's upper echelons right to Downing Street itself. As Anne's friends and loved ones start to die in mysterious circumstances she discovers just how close to home the conspiracy really is and just how terribly she has been betrayed.

  • None or TBC

Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.

Following the global success of Godzilla and Kong: Skull Island comes the next chapter in the cinematic Monsterverse in Godzilla II: King of the Monsters, arriving on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K UHD 7th ...Read more
Gangs of London artwork

Gangs of London

DVDBDTVBoxset
30/07/2020
Released on DVD and Blu-ray 27th July 2020 from Dazzler Media, created by visionary award-winning filmmaker of The Raid, Gangs of London takes audiences on an immersive journey into the hidden heart ...
The Nest artwork

The Nest

DVDTV
15/04/2020
Total Recall artwork

Total Recall

DVDBDUHD
17/09/2020
Flash Gordon artwork

Flash Gordon

DVDBDUHD
27/05/2020
Little Women artwork

Little Women

DVDBD
19/05/2020
Radioactive artwork

Radioactive

DVDDIGITAL
07/07/2020
Whiplash artwork

Whiplash

UHD
19/08/2020
Whiplash, written and directed by Academy Award® winner Damien Chazelle and starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons, is newly remastered in stunning 4K with High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos audio, ...
Backdraft 2 artwork

Backdraft 2

DVD
08/09/2020
Succession S2 artwork

Succession S2

DVDTVBoxset
11/09/2020
Pity of War artwork

Pity of War

DVD
02/09/2020
Dawn Of The Dead artwork

Dawn Of The Dead

BDUHD
17/09/2020
Weathering with You artwork

Weathering with You

DVDBD
02/09/2020

Bombshell

Features15/09/2020

Starring Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron, Academy Award ® winner Nicole Kidman, Academy Award® nominee John Lithgow and Academy Award® nominee Margot Robbie, and based on the real scandal, Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time, Fox News, and the explosive story of the women ...

Succession S2

News11/09/2020

Every family has its traditions, but for the Roys, they include lying, backstabbing and all sorts of other chicanery as Succession: Season 2 is released on DVD 14th September 2020 from Warner Home Video.

Paddington 2

Features10/09/2019

Following the worldwide hit Paddington, the much-anticipated sequel finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's hundredth birthday, Paddington ...
"I read once that love is friendship on fire. That's how I feel about you."
The Perfect Man (2005)

The Luminaries

DVDTV20/07/2020239

The Invisible Man

DVDBDUHDDIGITAL29/06/2020208

Outlander S5

DVDBDTVBoxset21/09/2020192

Birds of Prey

DVDBDUHDDIGITAL20/06/2020184

The Luminaries

DVDTV20/07/2020239

Outlander S5

DVDBDTVBoxset21/09/2020192

The Flash S6

DVDBDTVBoxset24/08/2020150

Pennyworth S1

DVDBDDIGITALTV22/06/2020140

Angel Has Fallen

NOTESDVDBDUHD16/12/2019121

Bombshell

DVDBDNOTES20/12/2019116

Radioactive

NOTES24/04/2020101

Fantasy Island

DVDBDNOTES14/02/202037

Racing Stripes

DVD21/06/20052998

Austin Powers

DVD01/12/20071403

The Simpsons S16

DVDTV05/12/2013967
Starring #DaisyEdgarJones #PaulMescal, #NormalPeople available #DVD 2nd November by Element Pictures
DVD365.net

Succession S2

DVDTVBoxset
11/09/2020

Chicago Fire S8

DVDTVBoxset
18/07/2020

The Tomb

DVD
02/09/2020

Supergirl S5

DVDBDTVBoxset
30/07/2020
Get a free daily news update. DVD365.net works with the Amazon Alexa flash briefing skill