Running time: 108 mins
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Part of our "Up North" Season. - showcasing films from May - July that are filmed or based in and around Northern England. A new title every two weeks. In a village in Northern England, Danny (Pete Postlethwaite), the conductor of a colliery brass band, has difficulty maintaining the morale of his musicians when the economic future of the area is threatened by the possibility that the local coal mine will be closed. When a former resident, Gloria (Tara Fitzgerald), returns to assess the mine, she get involved with her former flame, Andy (Ewan McGregor), and also the band, joining them in their last hurrah at a national competition.