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Chloe
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Josh Tambini
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Dean Raymond
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Terry Colcott
Heathcote Williams ...
Shaper
Colette Brown ...
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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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 (1963). 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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References Mastermind (1972) See more »

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Get It On
Performed by T. Rex
Composed by Marc Bolan (as Bolan)
(c) Westminster Music Limited
Courtesy of Straight Ahead Productions Limited
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gnarly, dude
27 August 2001 | by (Santa Cruz, CA) – See all my reviews

Even though I do live in Santa Cruz, I'm not particularly interested in surfing or surf movies, but still, I really enjoyed this one. The theme of being at a stage in life where you start wondering what you're going to do with it other than partying, what's really worthwhile in life, and what your values are struck a chord with me. It's a pretty universal one. I certainly know a lot of people that have dealt with it or are dealing with it right now.

The scenery of Cornwall was gorgeous. So was a very young looking Catherine Zeta Jones. The movie is beautifully shot. It was also very humorous, especially when you know lots of people like the characters in this film. It struck me as very true to life. Ewan McGregor really made me laugh as a drug dealing hippy dude who secretly just wants to be respected. I kept thinking "didn't I see that guy at a Dead show once?" The whole film kind of reminded me of Santa Cruz with an English accent.


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