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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
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Terry Colcott
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Shaper
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Junior
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Sarah
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Mike
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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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Rated R for language, drug use and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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15 September 1995 (UK)  »

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Many of the film's characters are dressed in clothing from the pressure group Surfers against Sewage. Many characters also wear the Australian surfwear label Mambo Graphics and Stussy hats. Wetsuits used in the film and in publicity shots were manufactured by the Cornish Surf brand Gul. Other surf brands seen throughout the film, in the form of stickers or clothing, include Body Glove and Quiksilver. 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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The Price Of Pain
Performed by Edwin Starr
Composed by Simon Davison (as Davison) / Peter Salmi (as Salmi) / Carl Prechezer (as Prechezer) / Edwin Starr (as Starr)
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Silly but not terrible
4 May 2002 | by (Iowa) – See all my reviews

This film is not a great film. On some accounts, it's not even a good film, but it has a silliness to it that is kind of endearing. It's a grade more serious and better than Beach Blanket Bingo, but throughout it I was hoping they'd break into song or do the swim or have Frankie Avalon or Annette Funicello appear. It's a film I'd recommend for a party. It's not too "smart" but it's not too "stupid" and you could walk out of the room for a moment and still know what's going on. The film's story deals with J.C. who's having a heck of a time with facing the fact that he's thirty. His girlfriend Chloe is trying to tell him that you can be fun and carefree, but still be mature and responsible, but this message is somehow not hitting J.C. over the head. Trouble starts brewing more when J.C.'s best friend, Dean, comes into town. Dean needs to have J.C. surf a gigantic wave to make an interesting news story so he can get some money because Dean has had some financial and drug troubles. Then J.C. is faced with the problem of choosing between his friend or his girlfriend. I'd recommend it to someone who wants to watch a fun, silly movie.


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