Going on vacation to Britain? Get to know England and its people through some must-see movies.
> Brief Encounter (1945) by David Lean
> Passport to Pimlico (1949) by Henry Cornelius
> Sense & Sensibility (1996) by Ang Lee
> Brassed Off (1996) by Mark Herman
> The Full Monty (1997) by Peter Cattaneo
> Shakespeare in Love (1999) by John Madden
> Billy Elliot (2000) by Stephen Daldry
> Bend it Like Beckham (2002) by Gurinda Chadha
> East is East (1999) by Damien O’Donnell.
> Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) by Guy Ritchie
Before your vacation to England, why not get acquainted with the country, its people and culture through their film? A movie not only introduces you to the physical make-up of a country but also to the way people are, look, behave, act and feel. The ten “must see” British movies above will give you some great insights into England and quintessentially English behaviour.
Although this is not a definitive list these ten British movies will give the viewer an interesting insight into British culture, values, humour, communication styles, etiquette and more.