A Canterbury Tale

  • 1944
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A mighty strange movie, one that updates Chaucer's story to wartime Britain. Portman is a rural justice of the peace who takes it upon himself to look out for the GIs stationed near him. To protect his charges from the seductive wiles of the local girls, he takes to sneaking in to the girls' rooms during blackouts and pouring glue over their heads. He is...read more

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02:57 — Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s beloved classic A Canterbury Tale is a profoundly personal journey to Powell’s bucolic birthplace of Kent, Eng (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A mighty strange movie, one that updates Chaucer's story to wartime Britain. Portman is a rural justice of the peace who takes it upon himself to look out for the GIs stationed near him. To protect his charges from the seductive wiles of the local girls, h… (more)

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