I bookmarked this movie when it was nominated for the Golden Globes for Best Picture, Musical or Comedy. 

The movie is set in 1980s when the miner's went on a strike against the decision of Thatcher's government of closure of mines. On one side, were the miners striking against the government and on the other side was the gays and lesbian community fighting for acceptance in society.

The gays and lesbian community start raising funds for the striking miners. The National Union of Mineworkers refuses to accept the money so the gays and lesbians travel down to a small village in Wales to give them the money. They encounter warmth as well as frostiness. The gays/lesbians also organize a concert to raise larger amounts of money. 
The strikers lose and join back their job but they find friends in gays and lesbians. 

All in all it is a feel good movie. 1980s were a dark time for Britain but the movie barely touches on that. You leave feeling nice about the world. 

The movie stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Paddy Considine, Directed by Matthew Warchus the movie is based on a true story,

Now if only India would hurry up and acknowledge the gay and lesbian community. 


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