When the Whales Came1989

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When the Whales Came
Directed by:
Clive Rees

Directed by Clive Rees, "When the Whales Came" (also known as "Fluch der Wale, Der", "Quando vennero le balene") is a Drama film, released in the USA on October 20 of 1989 . Paul Scofield and David Threlfall are starring, alongside Helen Mirren, Helen Pearce, Max Rennie and Jeremy Kemp.

Who is the director of "When the Whales Came":

When the Whales Came was directed by Clive Rees, a director, actor, and writer.

Before making When the Whales Came, Clive Rees had directed The Blockhouse, released in 1973.

When was "When the Whales Came" released:

When the Whales Came was first released in the United States on Friday, October 20, 1989. Also released on this day were Fat Man and Little Boy (dir. Roland Joffé), Gross Anatomy (dir. Thom Eberhardt), and Next of Kin (dir. John Irvin). This was thirty (30) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, August 22, 1989 in the United Kingdom.

Who is at the casting of "When the Whales Came":

At the casting of When the Whales Came we find Paul Scofield, previously seen in 1919 (1985) and A Delicate Balance (1973); David Threlfall (The Russia House (1990), Patriot Games (1992)); Helen Mirren (Pascali's Island (1988), The Mosquito Coast (1986)) [ more... ]

  • John Hallam and Barbara Jefford also worked together in Hitler: The Last Ten Days, released in 1973.
  • Barbara Jefford and Helen Mirren can both be seen in A Midsummer Night's Dream, released in 1968.
  • Jeremy Kemp and Nicholas Jones also worked together in The Blockhouse, released in 1973.
  • Helen Mirren and Dexter Fletcher can also be seen in The Long Good Friday, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "When the Whales Came":

Two children named Gracie Jenkins and Daniel Pender meet a strange old man nicknamed the Birdman. He tells them about the haunted Island of Samson. When Gracie and Daniel end up stranded on Samson their life begins to turn into a horrible nightmare as the curse of Samson sets on them. Meanwhile on Bryher, where Gracie and Daniel live, World War One begins and the men slowly leave to fight and the women are left by themselves.


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