Rent The Singapore Grip (2020)

2.9 of 5 from 57 ratings
4h 29min
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Singapore, 1941. Patriarch Walter Blackett (David Morrissey) leads a life of wealth and privilege, far from the horrors of war-torn Europe. When Blackett s business partner Webb (Charles Dance) is incapacitated, his son Matthew (Luke Treadaway) is summoned to the Far East. With the issue of his own legacy to consider, Walter and his daughter Joan (Georgia Blizzard) must do everything they can to remove the threat Matthew poses. Joan launches a campaign of seduction but Matthew is drawn to a mysterious Chinese dissident, Vera Chiang (Elizabeth Tan). With the chaos of war taking root across the continent, a complicated love story ensues and the era of colonial privilege teeters on the brink.
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Tom Vaughan
Farah Abushwesha
J.G. Farrell, Christopher Hampton
British TV, TV Comedies, TV Dramas, TV Military & War Dramas, TV Romance
Release Date:
Run Time:
269 minutes
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital Stereo
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. Singapore for Beginners
2. The Great World
3. Engagement
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
4. The Singapore Grip
5. The Human Condition
6. Survival Instinct

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Far from gripping - The Singapore Grip review by IG

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Downhill all the way after a promising start concluding with the last episode that has all the feel that the money had run out in equal measures to the enthusiasm of the scriptwriters, director and actors. Visually not a bad job as a period piece but there is little else to recommend. The style is confused and often farcical, the characters are all two dimensional at best, a simplistic plot that lacks intellectual depth.

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