CANADA: What We Did On Our Holiday Bilingual Edition Released On DVD Today
The bittersweet BBC Films comedy What We Did On Our Holiday, starring David Tennant, Rosamund Pike and Billy Connolly, is released on DVD in Canada today. The DVD includes the original English language soundtrack and the dubbed version for the film's French language release as 'Ce week-end là...'
What We Did On Our Holiday is written and directed by Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin, the team behind the award-winning UK sitcom Outnumbered and employs the same semi-improvised techniques to capture natural performances from the younger cast members. Ben Miller, Amelia Bullmore and Celia Imrie also star, with Emilia Jones, Bobby Smalldridge and Harriet Turnbull as the three youngest McLeod children.
What We Did On Our Holiday
A hilarious journey through an unforgettable family holiday as a couple attempts to keep their impending divorce secret from their extended family. Doug (David Tennant) and Abi (Rosamund Pike) and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug’s father Gordie’s (Billy Connolly) birthday party, where it’s soon clear that when it comes to keeping their secret under wraps their children are their biggest liability. From nine year old Lottie’s notebook to keep track of the lies so she remembers which ones to tell, to four year old Jess’s perverse attachment to a brick named Norman, for their parents a week has never seemed such a long time. But it’s middle child Mickey and his granddad’s shared passion for Vikings which gives rise to the most far-reaching and unexpected consequences.
Ce week-end là...
Doug (David Tennant), Abi (Rosamund Pike) et leurs trois enfants se rendent en Ecosse pour y célébrer les 75 ans de Gordie (Billy Connolly), le père de Doug, Sur place, ils retrouvent le très coincé frère de Doug et sa femme, éternellement dépressive. Doug et Abi sont sur le point de se séparer : tout le monde devra les ignorer le temps de la fête. Mais au cours de ce week-end, bien des secrets de famille vont être révélés...