Tumbledown (1988)

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The film centres on the experiences of Robert Lawrence MC (played by Colin Firth), an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands War of 1982. While fighting at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown, Lawrence is shot in the head by an Argentine sniper, and left paralysed on his left side. He then must learn to adjust to his new disability.

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Viooz Score: 5.8/10 from 7 votes
Release Date: 1988-05-29
Status: Released
Run time: 115 min / 1:55
Production Studio : BBC
Production Country: United Kingdom

Tumbledown Casts

Colin Firth
as Robert Lawrence
Paul Rhys
as Hugh MacKessac
David Calder
as John Lawrence
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
as Jean Lawrence
Rupert Baker
as Nick Lawrence
Jack Fortune
as Christopher Lawrence
Sophie Thompson
as Louise Stubbs
Roddy Maude-Roxby
as George Stubbs
Ann Bell
as Helen Stubbs
Dan Hildebrand
as Prothero
Mark Williams
as Lumpy
Paul Higgins
as Saltemarsh
Timothy Carlton
as Lt. Colonel Bill Kirke
Pete Postlethwaite
as Major (Rehabilitation Centre)
Angela Morant
as Major Newman
Tam Dean Burn
as Sergeant Brodick
Ian Michie
as Fraser
Stewart Porter
as O'Rourke
Mark Wing-Davey
as Adjutant Stewart Inglis
Robin Daglish
as Major Peter Walsh
Andrew McCulloch
as Padre Major Alistair Tolly
Edward Rawle-Hicks
as Lt. Peter Fyshe
Charles Millham
as The Noble Lord
Ben Cole
as Harry Hebers
Clive Russell
as Terry Knapp
James Griffiths
as Surgeon
David Conville
as Brigade Officer
Edwin Richfield
as Group Captain
Brian Hall
as Squadron Leader Wentworth
Charles Lamb
as Elderly Man
Richard Owens
as RAF Officer
Arbel Jones
as Welsh Lady
Sean Scanlan
as Welsh Man
Tony Caunter
as Air Commodore
Iain McColl
as Colour Sergeant
Edward Lyon
as Lt. Colonel RAMC
Victoria Hasted
as Nurse Wendy
Murray Ewan
as CSM Brown
Wendy Nottingham
as Mrs Prothero
Andrew Livingston
as Young Doctor
Maggie McCarthy
as Nurse Mary
Sharon D. Clarke
as 1st Night Nurse
Leila Bertrand
as 2nd Night Nurse
Liza Tarbuck
as Angie
Felicity Montagu
as Trisha
Roy Spencer
as Hospital Chaplain
Winston Crooke
as Benny
Steven Law
as Cabby
Alan White
as Yeoman Warder
George Irving
as Tug
Marian McLoughlin
as Mandy
Serena Gordon
as Phyllida
Francisco Morales
as Argentinian Soldier
Martin Garfield
as Argentinian Soldier

Tumbledown Crew

Directing Richard Eyre Director
Writing Charles Wood Writer