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Eric Sykes (written by)
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18 October 1982 (UK) See more »
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A young married couple unwisely entrust an inept removals team with their move into a new home. | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Eric Sykes 
 
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Eric Sykes  written by

Produced by
Dennis Kirkland .... producer
 
Original Music by
Alan Braden 
 
Film Editing by
Trevor Waite 
 
Casting by
Shirley Teece 
 
Production Design by
Alison Wratten  (as Alison Waugh)
 
Costume Design by
Pam Doolan 
 
Makeup Department
Dianne Millar .... makeup supervisor
 
Art Department
Jane Scott .... graphics
 
Sound Department
Freddie Slade .... dubbing mixer
Dennis Whitlock .... sound recordist
Peter Willcocks .... sound supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alan Jonas .... film cameraman
 
Location Management
Keith Lund .... location manager
 
Other crew
Angie Billington .... production assistant
Auriol Lee .... stage manager
Angela Morgan .... production assistant
 
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30 min | 25 min
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1 out of 36 people found the following review useful.
I just don't get it., 24 April 2004
Author: xfile1971 from Northbrook, IL, USA

My question is this: Was this short film EVER funny in ANY decade in ANY country? I'll be the first to admit that I wasn't even born yet in 1969 and I am not overly impressed with a lot of older British humor. However, "It's Your Move" seems like something most other people wouldn't be able to enjoy also.

For starters, there is very little dialogue. Nobody ever actually holds a conversation in this film. They flail their arms about and motion to each other. Occasionally someone will blurt out a word or short phrase. It is never made clear why they do this but it takes the word "frustrating" to a whole new level.

The main premise of the film is about a couple moving into their new home. Nothing works right in the house and the occupants seems like idiots for evidently purchasing it sight unseen. To make things worse, they have hired the world's worst movers. These guys bust pretty much everything they lay their hands on. No matter though. The homeowners barely seem to care.

If watching people pantomime and break lots of things leaves you in stitches then maybe you'll enjoy this. For me, it took everything in my power not to fall asleep during its brief running time of about 25 minutes. 1/10

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