FROM THE DIRECTOR OF ‘THE FULL MONTY’
Starring Kirstin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan
MILITARY WIVES centers on a group of women from different backgrounds whose partners are away serving in Afghanistan. Faced with their loved ones’ absences, they come together to form the first military wives choir, helping each other through some of life’s most difficult moments, and quickly find themselves on an international stage. Peter Cattaneo (THE FULL MONTY) directs Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan in this feel-good crowd-pleaser inspired by true events. By sharing our Community Cinema program with you and your patrons, Bleecker Street, is determined to spread this film’s positive message of perseverance and joyful togetherness.
“A cheerfully treacly story of sisterhood, adversity overcome and music healing even the deepest wounds.”
– Daily Telegraph
“Military Wives is a film that’s hard to entirely resist, like a song that you’ll hum along to”
– The Guardian
“[Military Wives is] twee and cheerful without disrespecting the lived experiences it seeks to make light entertainment out of.”