Try to imagine how cringy The Full Monty or Four Weddings and a Funeral might have turned out if they’d been Hollywood films instead of UK imports. Then try to imagine how Norma Rae might have been less like an earnest Norman Rockwell illustration by avoiding corniness with a spritely sidestep. You can stop imagining because it looks like the Brits are delivering another working-class crowd-pleaser. Schooling us again on how to be nostalgic without the sticky sentimentality.
Sasha posted the synopsis in a press release a few weeks ago, in announcing that Made in Dagenham would get its North American debut at TIFF.