Golden Years

Synopsis: Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law abiding, retired couple, Arthur and Martha Goode into a life of crime. Refusing to take the loss of their pensions lying down and to fade away into their declining years, our characters decide to fight back. They decide to take back what was theirs in the first place. They decide to start robbing banks.
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director(s): John Miller
Production: MoliFilms
  1 win.
 
IMDB:
6.1
Rotten Tomatoes:
25%
NOT RATED
Year:
2016
96 min
9 Views

and my roughish good looks.

Look, where's this diet lemonade?

He's been like this all night.

He's just found out

his pension's b....red...

...and he's finding silly excuses

not to take a pint from his mates.

Your pension's b....red?

How?

The little spiv that calls himself

a financial advisor says...

...it's falling equity bondings

or something like that.

Anyway, I can't afford

to buy a round...

...so I'm covering Shirley's drinks

and I'm not drinking myself.

Anyway, Arthur, there's nothing

silly about having some pride.

So that's a pint for Royston.

Two more pints for us

and one for yourself.

Thank you, Arthur.

It's pride.

Eats away at the man

side of them...

...like trying to make them

vegetarian.

Iris did that to her husband,

made him go vegetarian.

For his health, she said.

Pined away for a want of a sausage,

he did.

Like you and me.

Sorry, boys. That's my cue.

Come on, Shirl. Let's see it!

Off you go.

Are you going to tell me

what's wrong?

Is it Charlie?

You've not been the same

since this morning.

You should have seen him.

You should have seen the clever

clogs running the place.

Letting him rot without a care.

As long as her balance sheets

add up.

You know...

...when he went in there

he could walk for himself.

Now look.

Arthur?

Remember what we said.

We said, we wouldn't let ourselves

get upset about this kind of thing.

Be thankful for what we've got...

...and never forget

we've got each other.

I just feel so sodding helpless.

So bloody helpless.

Hello, Mr. Goode.

Sorry to keep you.

Just so you know,

there's a note...

...on Mrs. Goode's

repeat prescription...

...asking that you contact

your doctor.

Is everything ok?

There's never been

a problem before.

I can't tell you anything more,

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