England Is Mine (2017)

Film details

  • Countries

    United Kingdom USA

  • Year

    2017

  • Genre

    Biopic

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Steven Working

Synopsis

Biopic of singer-songwriter Morrissey, that focuses on the years before he became lead singer of The Smiths. In 1970s Manchester, Steven Morrissey has ambitions of becoming a writer and musician but he is forced to take a job at the local tax office to help support his family. When he forms a close bond with London-bound local art student Linder Sterling, he develops a new sense of artistic purpose and after meeting guitarist Johnny Marr he decides to form a band.

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