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Small Island

Directed by John Alexander
United Kingdom, 2009
Drama, TV Movie


In 1939 Hortense, illegitimate but intelligent and ambitious, is brought up on Jamaica with the family of free-thinking Michael, who joins the Air Force when war breaks out and goes to England. After the war, Hortense, now a qualified teacher, makes a marriage of convenience. TV movie.

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Small Island Directed by John Alexander

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

2010 | Winner: Best Original Television Music (Television)

2010 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor (Television)

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