The Navigators


YEAR 2001
PRODUCED BY Parallax Picture LTD, Alta Producción SL Unipersonal y Film Stock Investment SA
STARRING Dean Andrews, Tom Craig, Joe Duttine, Steve Huison
MUSIC BY George Fenton

The Navigators follows the vicissitudes of a group of workmen who repair the rails in South Yorkshire during the privatisation of the British railways. When Harpic the supervisor gives the new working rules – the company’s statement on its principles – to Paul, Mick and the rest of the team it seems like a joke, they are to be paid only for work done and holidays are to be unpaid. But shortly after the team is forced to make a choice; either accept the redundancy pay for workers laid off because of over-staffing and spend their working life as odd job men for a private employment agency or work for the new company and accept the new rules.

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