Whistle Down the Wind

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This film has one use of mild bad language

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Whistle Down the Wind Rating: PG 7+

3.3154 out of 5 241 Votes (Members)
Duration
99 mins
Year
1961
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When three children in a rural corner of Lancashire find a fugitive hiding in a barn on their family's farm it begins an even more dramatic series of events. The children, led by the oldest of them, Kathy, aren't aware this stranger is on the run from the police - in fact, they think he's Jesus, and so when he asks them to keep his presence there a secret, they agree without question. But secrets aren't always easy to keep - and soon word has spread among the children of the nearby village of the man in the barn, leaving Kathy desperate to stop any adults finding out as well. This fine British drama is still as powerful now as it was when it was first released back in the early 1960s.

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  • Isla, 8

    4 out of 5
    By
    Isla, 8
    Date
    2014-04-26 12:45:16

    I liked Whistle Down the Wind because there was a lot of danger when the children thought the man who had murdered someone was Jesus. They thought he was Jesus because the girl said what is your name and he said Jesus Christ.It was sad when the murderer killed the cat. It was very kind of the children when they rescued the three kittens and took them all the way to there barn.it was good when the murderer got sent to prison because he deserved it.

  • Callum, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    Callum, 9
    Date
    2014-04-15 16:07:59

    this film was made in 1961 and's about three regular children that find a murder in there barn. they tried to keep it a secret but soon the school children find out the man in the barn is not Jesus. for me I did not like it.

  • matthew, 9

    5 out of 5
    By
    matthew, 9
    Date
    2014-04-08 18:05:03

    I love this movie because it was black and white and that shows its a historical movie. Some of the children forgot their words and that made it look more realistic and gave it a better effect. I also think it's good because it had two stories in one. THIS IS A GREAT MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • William, 9

    3 out of 5
    By
    William, 9
    Date
    2014-03-14 13:03:27

    Another 3 for whistle down the windas it wasn't a great film at all even though were some fantastic parts in it but just not my type of film. This might be a great film for other people in film club but not my taste of film.

  • george, 8

    3 out of 5
    By
    george, 8
    Date
    2014-03-11 08:31:01

    I liked when they thought that the murderer was Jesus! But I thought the animation was'nt that good.

  • Zach, 10

    4 out of 5
    By
    Zach, 10
    Date
    2014-02-27 18:26:45

    don't no have not seen it

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