My Brother Tom Part 1 (1985)

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Based on the novel by James Aldridge, a Romeo And Juliet type love story, set in a small Murray township in 1938. Tom Quayle is the son of Edward, an English lawyer and a staunch Protestant. Tom, with his strong commitment to radical politics, clashes with his father. The gulf between them deepens when Tom falls for Peggy, the daughter of a hard-drinking Catholic, bookmaker and gambler.

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