MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,354 this week

That Summer! (1979)

 -  Drama  -  3 August 1979 (UK)
7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 87 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 3 critic

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 »

Director:

(as Harley Cokliss)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1166 titles
created 13 Aug 2011
 
list image
a list of 602 titles
created 23 May 2012
 
a list of 74 titles
created 24 Sep 2012
 
a list of 3570 titles
created 14 May 2013
 
a list of 16 titles
created 11 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "That Summer!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: That Summer! (1979)

That Summer! (1979) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of That Summer!.
Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Nil by Mouth (1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The family of Raymond, his wife Val and her brother Billy live in working-class London district. Also in their family is Val and Billy's mother Janet and grandmother Kath. Billy is a drug ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Oldman
Stars: Ray Winstone, Kathy Burke, Charlie Creed-Miles
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

This Ken Loach docu-drama relates the story of a British woman's fight with Social Services over the care of her children. Maggie has a history of bouncing from one abusive relationship to ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach
Stars: Crissy Rock, Vladimir Vega, Sandie Lavelle
Scum (1977)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or... See full summary »

Director: Alan Clarke
Stars: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, Julian Firth
Tank Malling (1989)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: James Marcus
Stars: Ray Winstone, Amanda Donohoe, Glen Murphy
Scum (TV Movie 1977)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this TV film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform... See full summary »

Director: Alan Clarke
Stars: Ray Winstone, David Threlfall, Martin Phillips
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Lively
Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Ray Winstone, Tim Dutton
Final Cut (1998)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The film opens with the cast gathering after the funeral of Jude to see a film he had been working on for two years. It turns out that the film is secret videos of all those gathered ... See full summary »

Directors: Dominic Anciano, Ray Burdis
Stars: Ray Winstone, Jude Law, Sadie Frost
Woundings (1998)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A government program is trying to entice women to go to a remote island and become companions to war-scarred soldiers.

Director: Roberta Hanley
Stars: Julie Cox, Sammi Davis, Emily Lloyd
Vincent (TV Series 2005)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ex Cop turned private investigator Vincent Gallagher and his team of PI's do whatever it takes to tackle cases that come to them.

Stars: Ray Winstone, Suranne Jones, Joe Absolom
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The media and disaffected teens mistake the acerbic rants of an obnoxious teenage punk rocker as a rallying cry for the women of America, launching her and her talentless group to national stardom.

Director: Lou Adler
Stars: Peter Donat, Diane Lane, Marin Kanter
The War Zone (1999)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.

Director: Tim Roth
Stars: Ray Winstone, Lara Belmont, Freddie Cunliffe
Witch Hunt (TV Movie 1999)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Based on the true case of a young girl's abduction by her grandparents in Victoria, this tele-movie stars Cameron Daddo as the father desperate to get his daughter back and Jacqueline ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hartford-Davis
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Cameron Daddo, Jerome Ehlers
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
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
...
Mrs. Mainwaring
Nicholas Donnelly ...
Detective (as Nick Donnelly)
John Fowler ...
Darren
Colin Higgins ...
Probation Officer
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

swimming | summer | gang | pub | wet clothes | See more »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 August 1979 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

That Summer  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

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

Soundtracks

Rockaway Beach
Written and performed by the Ramones
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I was there too!
13 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I was in this Film. As a youth looking for fame and fortune I was surprised to see an ad in the Job Centre window (then just round the corner from the Pickwick pub) requesting Extras for the film. The working title was "Freestyle" and it was to be made by Columbia Pictures and directed by the unfortunately named Harley Cockliss. Anyway I signed up and waited for the call. It eventually came and I was summoned to the pool hall under the multi storey car park in Union street where I stood by a pin ball machine (extreme foreground) while the camera tracked passed me. By now the film was called That Summer. I thought that had been my 15 minutes but, on my way out I was asked by the second AD if I minded late nights. Without thinking I said no. A week or so later I was contacted by the production company and told to report to the model village in Babbacome at 10pm. I duly attended and spent most of the night talking to Jon Morrison in a crew bus. He was an extremely amiable guy, chatting freely to the extras and crew.

My big moment came when I was picked to be pushed out of the way by Morrison and his cronies as he attempted to throw a can of beer at a model football pitch. I was on screen for all of 4 seconds (that's me with the glasses and the "what do I do now" look on my face) but it was a fantastic experience. I taped the film when it was shown on TV in the early 80's. I've still got the tape, and bore my friends with the claim

  • "I was in a film with him" every time Ray Winstone appears on screen.


Sadly Ray Winstone was less amiable Than Jon Morrison during the shooting and chose to spend most of the down time holed up in his caravan rather than chatting to the extras and crew, so I never actually got to meet him. I was hoping that the film would be my passport to Hollywood. Sadly I only got as far as Basingstoke!


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Finally Got It !!! Mr_Pink_2003
Possible release of That Summer! on CD lynspencer31
Favourite Line ? Mr_Pink_2003
DVD of That Summer! ian-jackson
Getting this film released ian-jackson
soundtrack davidryde@hotmail.com
Discuss That Summer! (1979) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?