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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mat Hand ...
Malc
Dena Smiles ...
Kate
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Jumbo
Gena Kawecka ...
Ruby
Jimmy Hynd ...
Willy
Leon Lammond ...
Bets
Tim Cunningham ...
Lenny the Fence
Dominic Dillon ...
Mad Terrance
Mark Armstrong ...
Crutch
Carlos Barreto ...
Cuban Chef
Marcus Rowlands ...
Martin
Maria Woolley ...
Elaine
Len Hand ...
Man at Door
Tanya Myers ...
Yoga Tutor
Neil Johnson ...
Hoover Buyer
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Follows a gang of small time crooks in an English town. Malc is in danger of losing his girlfriend Kate if he doesn't spend more time at home and the gang leader Jumbo looks like he is about to lose control. Written by Brian Rawnsley <rawnsleb@natlib.govt.nz>

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31 October 1997 (UK)  »

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A 'diamond in the rough'
23 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This the 'diamond in the rough' in British cinema and will be given a new chance to shine later on this year with its re-release on DVD in February. The Limited distribution and rarity of VHS copies has meant this film is a cult classic within an already small group of fans. Made on a shoestring budget using friends and family as cast you could ask no more from this film. If it was only for better backing this would be at worst equal to Trainspotting as a definitive British film of the decade.The comedy is enough to sprout a TV series alone. This film is the christening effort of Britain most talented director who has gone on to prove with Romeo Brass and Dead Mans shoes that it wasn't a fluke.


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