Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath, London, the film investigates the minutiae of seven couples. What makes us tick?
In 1984, British journalist Arthur Stuart investigates the career of 1970s glam superstar Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by hard-living and rebellious American singer Curt Wild.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers,
Belfast, Christmas 1999. A poor, badly dressed woman is half walking, half stumbling down the road. She is tearful and her behaviour is so disturbed that passers-by look furtively at her ... See full summary »
Another very droll comedy from Alan Plater who continues to display his love for the jazz scene after the wonderful "Beiderbecke" series. Elliott Gould is perfectly cast as the lugubrious old jazz pianist, and is superbly supported by Geraldine James as his long-suffering minder and Alun Armstrong as a laconic joiner-cum-jazz freak. It's also a good early role for a pre-"Trainspotting" Ewan McGregor too. A joy from start to finish.
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