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A Canterbury Tale ()

directed by Emeric Pressburger, Michael Powell
featuring Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, John Sweet, Charles Hawtrey

Set not in the 14th century milieu of Geoffrey Chaucer but in wartime Britain, A Canterbury Tale begins with rural justice of the peace Eric Portman adopting a "lock up your daughters" policy when the American soldiers are stationed nearby. To escape the arbitrary edicts of Portman, British tank sergeant Dennis Price, American GI John Sweet and shopkeeper Sheila Sim head down the road to Canterbury. Each of the principals finds their lives changed by the journey. In particular, Sweet (a real-life American sergeant, rather ...

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A Canterbury Tale [2 Discs] [Criterion Collection]
2006, Eagle Films / Lion Distributors

UPC: 715515018920

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1944, Eagle Films / Lion Distributors

UPC: 5037115001436

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