ETHEL & ERNEST

By Roger MAINWOOD

THE LITTLE FILM COMPANY - as SALES All rights, World

Animation - Post-Production 2016

Ernest and Ethel meet in 1928—solid members of the English working class experiencing the Depression, World War II and cultural upheaval. They worry about their adored child, especially after he goes to art school! A deeply moving and funny love story—Raymond Briggs's loving tribute to his parents.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Animation, Comedy
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM, LUXEMBOURG
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Roger MAINWOOD
    • Synopsis
    • Ernest and Ethel meet in 1928. In short order they are married, holders of a mortgage, and parents of a boy--solid members of the English working class experiencing the Depression, World War II, postwar prosperity and cultural upheaval. They worry about their adored child constantly, especially after he goes to art school. At the heart of the film is a love story, deeply moving and very funny. Plain words and plain people strike a universal chord in Raymond Briggs's loving tribute to his parents.
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