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+

3.2839 out of 5 236 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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  • Amy, 14

    3 out of 5
    By
    Amy, 14
    Date
    2014-10-01 17:01:36

    I enjoyed watching this film even though it was a bit slow I found it very interesting to see how the children were interacting with this man they had never met before yet thought was Jesus.

  • Andrea, 17

    4 out of 5
    By
    Andrea, 17
    Date
    2014-10-01 17:00:46

    Quite a good film with impressive child acting and outstanding cinematography. The plot was very interesting especially with having children as protagonists and centre of the film. I also found the portrayal of 'Jesus' very interesting and compelling as well as the other characters.

  • Matthew, 11

    3 out of 5
    By
    Matthew, 11
    Date
    2014-10-01 16:59:02

    its really sad when andrew a.k.a jesus got taken (somewhere) but the rest was good and not sad also when i saw andrews wanted sign i was angry!

  • Ajay, 11

    1 out of 5
    By
    Ajay, 11
    Date
    2014-10-01 16:57:52

    I wasn't in to the movie it wasn't my type I would watch

  • Mrs Marquand

    5 out of 5
    By
    Mrs Marquand
    Date
    2014-10-01 16:30:57

    I love this film. The young actors are superb and the story is beautiful. The ending is poignant and moving.

  • Eilidh, 10

    3 out of 5
    By
    Eilidh, 10
    Date
    2014-05-28 19:25:49

    This film was about these children thing this man was god but he was not he told a girl to going to get some thing it was a gun I am in the middle but thanks :-D

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