Two men are brought together after their wives die on the same day in the same hospital. Lonely, devastated, and struggling to rebuild their lives, ex-RAF fighter pilot Reggie Conyngham-Jervis and former milkman Roy Southgate move in together. Here commences a touching story--with exceptional performances by Finney and Courtenay--about an unlikely pair trying to make amends with their lives, losses, disappointments, and each other, all the while forming a unconventionally deep friendship, best described as A RATHER ENGLISH MARRIAGE.
Description by Koch Entertainment Distribution:
After a wealthy ex-fighter pilot (Albert Finney) and a retired milkman (Tom Courtenay) are both widowed on the same night, the “odd couple” decide to bury their differences and move in together. At first the two become friends, until their unlikely relationship is threatened by the arrival of an alluring woman with a hidden agenda. Also stars Joanna Lumley and Katie Carr.