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Mrs. Ratcliffe’s Revolution in March

Warner Home Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Mrs. Ratcliffe’s Revolution on 31st March 2008 priced at £9.99. In her first leading role in a feature film, Catherine Tate stars alongside Iain Glen in this feel-good British comedy based on a true story about one dysfunctional family’s journey from 1968 Yorkshire to 19 below freezing East Germany and back again.

In an attempt to live the communist dream, Dorothy Ratcliffe’s (Tate) attractive and eccentric husband Frank (Glen) is not only head of the family but head of the Bingley party in Yorkshire. While Frank’s daughters, teenage sex goddess and rebel Alex and Mary (Jessica Barden; Coronation Street), Bingley’s youngest communists fight for his attention, Dorothy is the epitome of the British housewife and unlikely heroine. What started as a tremendous adventure to Frank’s promised land of equality and hope soon turns into a nightmare. Dorothy’s revolution begins when she strikes up an unlikely friendship that leads to a bizarre chain of events to escape from East Germany.

Directed by East is East’s Bille Eltringham this satirical comedy sees Mr. Ratcliffe fighting for the cause in contrast to his wife who is fighting for their family. Will Mr Ratcliffe throw away his party card and fall in love with his new brave wife?

The only extra on the disc is the original trailer.

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