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Their Finest

Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Helen McCrory, Eddie Marsan, Jake Lacy, Rachel Stirling, Richard E. Grant
Winston Churchill | Adolf Hitler
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Twin Rose Starling tells screenwriter Catrin Cole, pointing to photographs, “Robert Donat in The 39 Steps and John Clements in The Four Feathers.” (0:14)

Catrin presents her ideas for a film: “Their father’s a bully, I think, and a bit of a drunk.” (0:19)

Screenwriter Tom Buckley tells screenwriter Raymond Parfitt, “Drunken sailor angle’s good though.”
Raymond: “Soused in the hold.” (0:23)

His agent Sammy Smith tells actor Ambrose Hilliard, “We all have a part to play in defeating Hitler.” (0:32)

Ambrose identifies Sammy’s body. (0:40)

Sammy’s sister Sophie tells Ambrose, “I understand Sammy discussed with you... the role of the inebriated uncle.” (0:43)

In the film Rose tells Uncler Frank (Ambrose), “It’s Hitler.” (0:46)

Minister of War: “Mr. Churchill is persuaded that film...” (0:47)

Tom explains film producer Gabriel Baker’s grief to Catrin, “He lost one of his grandsons.”
Referring to men who go to war: ”... some of them come back drunk, squalid bullies.” (0:58)

Catrin tells Ambrose, referring to Uncle Frank, “Yes, he’s a drunkard and a clown...” (1:02)

Ministry of Information executive Phyl Moore tells Catrin, “Oh, don’t be nervous.” (1:05)

Catrin tells Tom, “... I think you’re a drunk, squalid bully.” (1:18)

Roger Swain, head of film at the Ministry of Information, referring to Americans: “Their concern is more what might crudely call the love triangle.” (1:22)

Phyl tells Catrin, “Perhaps I’m just in a sentimental mood. My landlady was killed yesterday. I could hear her husband crying through the wall all night long.” (1:24)

Catrin cries as Phyl covers Tom’s lifeless body. (1:35)

Uncle Frank: “Hitler? Hitler?” (1:46)