Together (2018)

  • Romance
  • 1h 24m

TOGETHER is a powerful drama about an elderly couple who get separated into different care homes against their will, inspired by real life stories of elderly couples caught up in the social services system.

After 60 years of marriage, Rosemary (Sylvia Syms) and Philip Twain (Peter Bowles) are happily sharing their golden years taking care of one another. When Rosemary is taken to hospital for a routine procedure their perfect retirement starts to unravel. Philip is admitted to a care home and even when his wife is returned to the marital home he is not allowed to join her. Frustrated by the system they take their lives in to their own hands and fight back. Even if they have to take a test to prove they are capable of independent living they will do it. They will do anything to be TOGETHER.

TOGETHER stars Peter Bowles (Victoria, To The Manor Born) and Sylvia Syms (Ice Cold in Alex, Victim, The Queen, Eastenders).

Also featured are Cathy Tyson (Mona Lisa, Band of Gold), Amanda Barrie (Coronation Street, Holby City, Benidorm) and Nina Wadia (Eastenders, Still Open All Hours, Bend It Like Beckham).

Directed by Paul Duddridge, acclaimed director of Mothers and Daughters.

Director

Paul Duddridge

Language(s)

English