A Place to Call Home
Series | English | 6 Seasons | 62 Episodes, 42-45 Minutes | Original Release: April 28, 2013
Why Stream This Film?
- Rotten Tomatoes Score (Critics Consensus) 100% 100%
- Sold to more than 120 markets around the world.
Now streaming on:
This film is roughly what the title suggests—a captivatingly filmed, deeply romantic drama of immense intelligence and distinguished by a superb cast.
The rhythm of Lee’s writing, the tempo of the acting, the swell of Michael Yezerski’s Hollywood-style score, the camera angles, the moody lighting, the harmonious editing are just right. There is not an extraneous shot in Barrett’s direction, or one that is missing.
A period melodrama that delivers nonstop intrigue and cliffhangers along with pointed social critique. There are a dizzying number of interwoven plot strands that involve romances complicated by class, religion, sexual orientation, tragic pregnancies, mysterious deaths (and mysterious reappearances of people thought dead), anti-Semitism, and homophobia.
If you appreciate thought-provoking, socially conscious period dramas with some darker themes, memorable characters, and fantastic storytelling, then A PLACE to CALL HOME makes for a wonderful choice.
YOU MIGHT ALSO CONSIDER:
A 2020 adaptation of James Herriot’s endearing memoirs of his days as a veterinarian in a small village in Yorkshire, England…
For 19 seasons, travel writer/personality Anthony Bourdain travelled around the world visiting places as exotic as the Congo, Saigon, Cuba and as contemporary as New York and Las Vegas…
Jeremy Thorpe, a Liberal member of the British Parliament, had for several years, a relationship with a younger man, Norman Josiffe, a former stable boy. Josiffe, however, was unstable and difficult, so Thorpe decided to end the affair…
If you found this site helpful, please recommend it to a friend. We also welcome your comments.
email@example.com / call 917-439-3364
P.O. Box 20038
New York, N.Y. 10075
Follow us on social media: