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Hobson's Choice

Directed by David Lean
United Kingdom, 1954


An unsung comic triumph from David Lean, Hobson’s Choice stars the legendary Charles Laughton as the harrumphing Henry Hobson, the owner of a boot shop in late-Victorian Northern England whose haughty, independent daughter decides to forge her own path, romantically and professionally.

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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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