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That Summer! (1979)

 -  Drama  -  3 August 1979 (UK)
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Two girls travel to Torquay in Devon from the North of England to work as chamber maids for the summer. They meet two boys, also in Torquay for the summer, one of whom (winstone) is entered... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steve
Julie Shipley ...
Angie
Tony London ...
Jimmy
Emily Moore ...
Carole
Jon Morrison ...
Tam
Andrew Byatt ...
Georgie
Ewan Stewart ...
Stu
David Daker ...
Pub landlord
Jo Rowbottom ...
Pub landlady
John Judd ...
Swimming coach
John Junkin ...
Mr. Swales
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Mrs. Mainwaring
Nicholas Donnelly ...
Detective (as Nick Donnelly)
John Fowler ...
Darren
Colin Higgins ...
Probation Officer
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Two girls travel to Torquay in Devon from the North of England to work as chamber maids for the summer. They meet two boys, also in Torquay for the summer, one of whom (winstone) is entered in the "round the bay" swimming race. They have a run in with a gang of Scottish lads, one of whom (morrison) is also entered into the swimming race. Various confrontations ensue with Morrison and his friends framing Winstone for a robbery in a chemists shop. Winstone is arrested just as he is about to start the race. He escapes from the police and follows Morrison into the water, catches him up, forces him to confess to framing him and then goes on to win the race. Written by Chris Duddle

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3 August 1979 (UK)  »

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That Summer  »

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1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Jimmy: I've got you now.
Carole: I don't want to catch anything.
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Soundtracks

New Life
Specially composed by Willie Gardner
and sung by the Zones
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Not only seen it, but was in it !
20 May 2003 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Made in the Summer of 78 an odd film with a great soundtrack. Meant to be the follow on from 'Scum' A young man (Ray Winstone) leaves prison and travels down to Torquay for work, meets a girl, and enters a swimming race, and that's about it really.

I was living in Torquay when it was made, and with a mate followed the crew around and generally annoyed them while they were filming. Managed to get in a couple of scenes, that's me and Pete standing on the shore throwing stones into the water about half way through, real method stuff! Paid £5 for our troubles. The only time I have ever seen it was on a warm night in 1983, onboard a Frigate in the West Indies, It was projected from a 16mm print onto the hanger doors as we all sat on the flight deck. Worth seeing for the soundtrack, and us on the beach of course.


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