Set in 1943, Operation Mincemeat follows two brilliant intelligence officers, Ewen Montagu (Colin Firth) and Charles Cholmondeley (Matthew Macfadyen) as they conceive a plan to trick the Nazis using... a corpse.
Tense, romantic, thrilling, unexpectedly funny, and endlessly surprising, Operation Mincemeat tells a richly human story of the soldiers we seldom see, who fight a different kind of war in shadows and deception.
Operation Mincemeat, starring Colin Firth and Matthew Macfadyen is in cinemas from 12 May 2022. Watch the .
The events of Graham Swift's novel take place over the course of one day—the holiday Mothering Sunday. Maid Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young) has the day off, as her employers, Mr. and Mrs. Niven (Colin Firth and Olivia Colman) are attending an event to celebrate the engagement of their neighbours' son, Paul (Josh O’Connor).
Jane is an orphan, so has no mother to spend the day with—but she does have Paul, with whom she's been having a years-long secret affair. The story unfolds as they spend their final day together as lovers.
Mothering Sunday is in cinemas from 2 June 22. Watch the .
Reviewed 27 December 2022