Historical films

Criticism of Gwen – Dark but Unsatisfying Mystery of the Rural Period | Period and historical films

I# 1855, deep in one of the Snowdonia valleys, Gwen (Eleanor Worthington-Cox, in a star-making performance), helps her mother, Elen (Maxine Peake, considerably less controlled), keep sheep, to cook (or rather to burn) dinner and take care of his little sister (Jodie Innes). His father is absent. The neighbors are dying. The potatoes growing on […]