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Blue Juice (1995)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  15 September 1995 (UK)
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JC is at the end of his Twenties and is living with his girlfriend Chloe in a small coastal town in England. He is a surfer legend and some day, three of his friends show up, including ... See full summary »

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J.C.
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Chloe
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Josh Tambini
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Dean Raymond
Peter Gunn ...
Terry Colcott
Heathcote Williams ...
Shaper
Colette Brown ...
Junior
Michelle Chadwick ...
Sarah
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Mike
Robin Soans ...
Young Bob
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Guinevere / Mary Fenton
Guy Leverton ...
Crab
Mark Frost ...
Moose
Paul Reynolds ...
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Ossie Sands
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JC is at the end of his Twenties and is living with his girlfriend Chloe in a small coastal town in England. He is a surfer legend and some day, three of his friends show up, including Terry who is about to get married. While he is supposed to have the last good time in his life, Josh (a successful Techno music producer) tries to figure out what type of music he likes most and Dean, who sells drugs on a regular basic, must face the fact that his life is not what he would like it to be. JC has his own problems with Chloe: Will he stay with her and run a surfer coffee shop or travel around the world without her? Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

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Rated R for language, drug use and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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JC tells Terry that his caravan is bigger than it looks on the inside and likens it to the TARDIS. Sean Pertwee is the son of Jon Pertwee who played the third Doctor in Doctor Who. See more »

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When JC is in the car with his friends, he says Chloe has no money and between shots his collar jumps from under to over the seat belt. See more »

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Half The Man
Performed by Jamiroquai
Composed by Jay Kay (as Kay) / Toby Smith (as Smith)
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd
Courtesy of S2 / Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd
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Only slightly interesting mind candy about surfing and Cornwall.
11 April 2000 | by (Pennsylvania, US) – See all my reviews

A movie about dealing with the problems with growing up and being true to yourself, Blue Juice is mind candy for those who like surfing and Cornwall. Sean Pertwee is the real star of this film, while the more famous Catherine Zeta Jones plays his girlfriend and Ewan Mcgregor plays his drug addicted pal.

For those who don't like surfing or Cornwall in the slightest, you'll find that it takes a long time before the movie even hints at being interesting. The beginning is slow and spends too much time on long shots of only slightly interesting landscapes. Plus too many main characters leads to most of them being one dimensional. The plot is an interesting idea but because of the shallow characters you have no idea why they act in the situations they're put in.

Only Ewan, Sean and Catherine's characters make this a film worth being on videotape, which is why it was only released on videotape in the US after Ewan and Catherine reached mainstream fame.


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