Viewing your Watchlist and recommended content requires Javascript

  • TBC
  • Adventure, Comedy
  • 1964
  • 118 mins

Father Goose

Film4 Father Goose

Synopsis

Persuaded by Australian naval officer Commodore Houghton to spy on planes flying overhead in return for a liquor shipment, Eckland (Cary Grant) manages to keep World War II at bay.

About

Grant, uncharacteristically, plays unkempt alcoholic beach bum Eckland in this, his penultimate film. Eckland he soon finds himself more involved when a French schoolmistress (Caron) and seven little girls crash land nearby while on the run from the Japanese.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: Verina Greenlaw, Leslie Caron, Jack Good, Trevor Howard, Pip Sparke, Cary Grant
  • Director: Ralph Nelson
  • Writer: Peter Stone, Frank Tarloff
  • Producer: Robert Arthur
  • Photographer: Charles Lang

Latest from Film4...

  • Film4

    Endless Love

    Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde star in this romantic drama directed by Shana Feste.

  • Film4

    Northern Soul

    Elliot James Langridge and Josh Whitehouse star in writer-director Elaine Constantine's coming-of-age drama.

  • Channel 4 Blog

    TIFF 2016: Top Ten

    Film4.com Editor Michael Leader runs through ten standouts from the Toronto International Film Festival...   The Oath I'd already seen three of the four Film4-backed films screening in Toronto (inc

  • Channel 4 Blog

    Baltasar Kormakur on The Oath

    As his Film4-backed Icelandic thriller The Oath premieres in Toronto, director/writer/actor Baltasar Kormakur speaks with Film4.com editor Michael Leader about making films in Hollywood, returning to

Register with Film4.com

Personalise your Film4 experience

  • Set film reminders
  • Build your watchlist
  • Get film suggestions

or Register

Share