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688 Ratings

Hobson's Choice

Directed by David Lean
United Kingdom, 1954
Comedy, Drama, Romance


Henry Hobson is a tyrannical father and a bootmaker in late Victorian northern England. When his independent daughter Maggie decides to forge her own romantic and professional path with Henry’s prized bootsmith Will, father and daughter find themselves head-to-head in a fiery match of wills.

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Hobson's Choice Directed by David Lean

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1954 | 2 wins including: Golden Bear

BAFTA Awards

1955 | Winner: Best British Film

1955 | 4 nominations including: Best British Actor

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