The Gathering Storm
The Gathering Storm (2002)

Today, Winston Churchill is regarded as one of the great leaders of his time, and a hero for helping to guide Great Britain through the crises of World War II. But in the 1930s, Churchill's place in history hardly seemed assured; his… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 27, 2002
DVD Release Date: February 4, 2003
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Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Well-made HBO biopic… not the Churchill best known to popular imagination, but a lesser-known figure — a washed-up, unpopular MP nattering on in the House of Commons about views on India and Germany shared by few…

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Arthur Lazere

intelligence, literacy, and high production values

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Kevin M. Williams
A thumbnail sketch really of the days in Britain during the rise of Adolph Hitler and the difficult rise of the man who was to prove to be his fiercest foe:… More
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<B><U>Televison Film</U> <I>BBC Two, July 2002</I></b>
Alex roy
The Gathering Storm tells the story of Winston Churchill's rise in the political arena in the 30's. In this film you see how Churchill was really the… More
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jay nixon
Interesting true life story of great people involved in world changing events enacted by master thespians at the top of their games.