While Bob Hoskins the actor was getting all the attention for his charming performance in WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT, Bob Hoskins the director (same guy) was making his feature film debut with this picture--shown at Cannes in 1988, but not released to the general public until 1990--based on
stories told him by his gypsy grandmother. Filmed in Czechoslovakia, with a Czech and British cast, but set in an unnamed country bearing a striking resemblance to WW II England, this fantasy drama revolves around a band of Gypsies and the misfortune that befalls them when they take in an army
deserter. Tom (Dexter Fletcher, best known for his work in THE RACHEL PAPERS and CARAVAGG...