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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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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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For the 2000 DVD release, the DVD case artwork for the international market was redesigned with a picture of Ewan McGregor replacing Sean Pertwee on the cover, even though McGregor had a smaller role. McGregor is depicted clean shaven and in a wetsuit, despite the fact his character in the film had a beard and long hair. Severel reviewers and consumers picked up on this, including a review at dvdverdict which stated: "While it is perfectly understandable to attempt to sell the disc to consumers, it is questionable whether or not this marketing push steps over the line into disinformation." A later release on DVD in 2004 reverted to the original artwork featuring Pertwee and Catherine Zeta-Jones, while a further release in 2008 saw the artwork entirely redesigned with FilmFour branding and a fresh image of Pertwee and Zeta-Jones. 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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You're the Dream
Performed by Roscoe Shelton
Composed by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Licenced from Charly International ApS
Courtesy of Charly Holdings Inc.
(c) Casa David / New Hidden Valley Music
Licenced by MCA Music Limited / Windswept Pacific Music Ltd
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Not a bad little flick
4 April 1999 | by (Perth, Western Australia) – See all my reviews

My main reason for watching this film was Ewan MacGregor, me being a big fan. This is a pretty good story about a guy, dubbed J.C., not wanting to grow up, and then friends who try to encourage this. Being torn between public admiration and the commitment to his girlfriend, J.C. shows us a slice of his life.

Although this film ends with every main character having gone through some dramatic moral change, it is a very enjoyable film about friends and lifestyle. Recommended for the child in all of us who doesn't want to be an adult.


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