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Gregory's Two Girls (1999)

Bill Forsyth returns to the romantic comedy of Gregory's Girl. Twenty years after his teenage crush on a football-mad schoolgirl, Gregory is back at his old school, teaching English. When ... See full summary »

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Carly McKinnon ...
Frances
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John Murtagh ...
Headmaster
Hugh McCue ...
Douglas
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Fraser Rowan
Martin Schwab ...
Dimitri
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Bel
Alexander Morton ...
Norman (teacher)
William Harkness ...
Courier
Albert Coulson ...
Bus driver
Paul Birchard ...
American executive
Simon Huh ...
Asian executive
Dawn Steele ...
Jan
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Jon
Fiona Bell ...
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Bill Forsyth returns to the romantic comedy of Gregory's Girl. Twenty years after his teenage crush on a football-mad schoolgirl, Gregory is back at his old school, teaching English. When two of his pupils uncover evil practices at a local factory they want their teacher to help them expose the wrong-doer, who happens to be Greg's old schoolfriend. Trapped between his idealism and breaking the law while trying to choose between two girls - one a schoolgirl and the other a full-blooded woman - Gregory still has some growing up to do. Written by Film 4 library

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15 October 1999 (UK)  »

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As Duas Paixões de Gregory  »

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£45,984 (UK) (15 October 1999)
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[in a meeting with the headmaster and the police, Greg is waffling about watching badgers to explain why he was seen with Frances in the park late at night]
Detective Gorrie: So what were you doing last night?
Gregory Underwood: Well last night was pretty exciting, actually, because Frances had more or less promised us... You see, the thing is, I've never actually seen Frances's beaver.
[embarrassed silence]
Gregory Underwood: "Frances's beaver"! I mean Frances's badger.
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A brave attempt at an original sequel.
20 August 2002 | by (Hemel Hempstead, England) – See all my reviews

The good thing about this film is that it stands alone - you don't have to have seen the original. Unfortunately this is also it's biggest drawback. It would have been nice to have included a few of the original characters in the new story and seen how their lives had developed. Sinclair as in the original is excellent and provides the films best comic moments as he attempts to deal with awkward and embarrassing situations but the supporting cast is not as strong as in the original movie. Forsyth is to be congratulated on a brave attempt to move the character on and create an original sequel but the film is ultimately flawed and lacks the warmth of the original


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