England, My England


2h 38m 1995

Brief Synopsis

A musical biopic which profiles England's "first great composer" Henry Purcell who--amidst some of London's most tragic events: the great plague, the fire of London, and the freezing winter of 1684 when the Thames froze over--managed to crank out more than 1,000 compositions in 16 years, before dyin

Film Details

Also Known As
England, My England
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Bayerischer Rundfunk; Channel 4; Film4 Productions; Rtp Radio E Televisao De Portugal; Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Wdr)

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 38m

Synopsis

A musical biopic which profiles England's "first great composer" Henry Purcell who--amidst some of London's most tragic events: the great plague, the fire of London, and the freezing winter of 1684 when the Thames froze over--managed to crank out more than 1,000 compositions in 16 years, before dying at the age of 37.

Film Details

Also Known As
England, My England
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Bayerischer Rundfunk; Channel 4; Film4 Productions; Rtp Radio E Televisao De Portugal; Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Wdr)

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 38m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States November 1995

Released in United States on Video July 31, 2007

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1996

Shown at London Film Festival November 2-19, 1995.

Broadcast over Channel 4 (United Kingdom) on December 25, 1995.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1996

Released in United States on Video July 31, 2007

Released in United States November 1995 (Shown at London Film Festival November 2-19, 1995.)