Best Movies by Farr

I Know Where I'm Going

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What's it About

Headstrong Joan Webster (Hiller) is on her way to a remote Scottish island to marry a rich, titled Englishman. But fate then plays a hand, as rough, fickle weather strands her in the village opposite the island, in the company of handsome naval officer Torquil MacNeil (Livesey). Ultimately, Joan must choose between true love and social position.

Why we love it

Powell and Pressburger's tender, touching tale is beautifully realized on film, spinning celluloid magic out of the wild, craggy Scottish landscape and the hearty, rugged spirit of its people. Hiller is enchanting as the willful Joan, and Livesey equally strong as the gentleman officer. The kind of romance  and movie  they simply don't make any more, "I Know" is an unmissable triumph from the British filmmaking team known as "The Archers."

BEST MOVIES BY FARR is your personal guide to great movies to rent, stream, or buy; to watch at home or on-the-go. Led by film advocate John Farr, the Best Movies by Farr team works as a "quality filter" for the discerning moviegoer. Every day, we bring you the best of the best, the fantastic familiar films and hidden gems, to answer that age-old question: "What should we watch tonight?"