A special needs education teacher is having a special relation with one of his pupils by their common hobby: running. Until fate strikes.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
Reviews
3 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hollow Reed (1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Following the break-up of his marriage after revealing his homosexuality, GP Martin Wyatt loses custody of his son Oliver to his now ex-wife Hannah and her new partner Frank. It is not long... See full summary »

Director: Angela Pope
Stars: Sam Bould, Martin Donovan, Ian Hart
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of ... See full summary »

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Stars: Ian Hart, John Lynch, James Frain
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An irreverent comedy is set in motion when Leon Geller, a sensitive Jewish man from London, accidentally learns that his is the product of artificial insemination.

Directors: Vadim Jean, Gary Sinyor
Stars: Mark Frankel, Janet Suzman, Brian Glover
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

As the seasons change in a Connecticut town, two men of different age and backgrounds who work together outdoors for the local park system, share thoughts and feelings that gradually deepen... See full summary »

Director: Tom Gilroy
Stars: Campbell Scott, Ned Beatty, Liev Schreiber
Liam (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A family falls into poverty during the Depression.

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Anthony Borrows, Ian Hart, Claire Hackett
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A veteran bank robber and his sidekicks plan a heist that goes awry.

Director: Andy Hurst
Stars: John Hurt, Claire Skinner, Rhys Ifans
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A fictionalized account of what may have happened when John Lennon and Brian Epstein went on holiday together to Spain in 1963.

Director: Christopher Munch
Stars: David Angus, Ian Hart, Stephanie Pack
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Spring 1936, a young unemployed communist, David, leaves his hometown Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. He joins an international group of Militia-men and women, the ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach
Stars: Ian Hart, Rosana Pastor, Icíar Bollaín
Hogfather (TV Movie 2006)
Adventure | Fantasy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

Director: Vadim Jean
Stars: David Jason, Marc Warren, Michelle Dockery
Complicit (TV Movie 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Complicit follows the trail of Edward(David Oyelowo) an MI5 officer desperate to foil what he believes is another 7/7 style atrocity planned by British terror suspect Waleed (Arsher Ali) ... See full summary »

Director: Niall MacCormick
Stars: David Oyelowo, Arsher Ali, Rupert Procter
Monument Ave. (1998)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A small time hoodlum is divided between his conscience and loyalty to his boss when his cousin is murdered.

Director: Ted Demme
Stars: Denis Leary, Ian Hart, Jason Barry
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Jordan
Stars: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Steve
...
Polly
Rúaidhrí Conroy ...
Conrad (as Ruaidhri Conroy)
...
Laney
...
Swaney
...
Wackey
...
Fairy
...
Parkey
Lilly Edwards ...
Mrs. Charlton
Robin Soans ...
Millwright
Jack McKenzie ...
CID 1
Melissa Simmonds ...
CID 2
...
Country Policeman 1
Billy Davey ...
Country Policeman 2
Hormoz Verahramian ...
Businessman
Edit

Storyline

A special needs education teacher is having a special relation with one of his pupils by their common hobby: running. Until fate strikes.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Whichever way you point him, as soon as you let Conrad go... He's off and over the edge.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

23 June 1995 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Clockwork mice - tarkkailuluokka  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Patsy Kensit was going to be in this film but was replaced before filming. See more »

Goofs

Pen on David Charlton's desk. See more »

Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to the former Staff & Pupils of Great Stony School & All those involved in Special Needs Education. See more »

Soundtracks

I Don't Know Why
Performed by Shawn Colvin
from the Columbia Records release "Fat City"
Produced by Kenny White, David Kahne, and Larry Klein
Executive producr: Ronald K. Fierstein
Copyright 1992 AGF Music/Scred Songs
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A masterpiece of acting
24 September 2001 | by (Hertfordshire, England) – See all my reviews

A minor, understated classic with exceptional acting from the staff and a raw realism from the pupils. The story follows a teacher Steve (played brilliantly by Ian Hart) starting a new job at a Special needs school. He has to become accepted by the pupils as a teacher, but more than that, wants to reach the children as individuals. Steve discovers a common interest of cross-country running with Conrad, the pupil who's been there the longest. This common interest proves a good form of communication between the two to begin with, but goes on to unite the Children as well. Played with an underlying sense of humour, but for me the acting is what really makes this film work so well.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Can't believe klknowles6
no one has heard of this film! Eleanor86
Discuss Clockwork Mice (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?