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Beautiful People (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama | War  -  17 September 1999 (UK)
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In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. ... See full summary »

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Thomas Goodridge ...
Youth with Mobile Phone
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Tony Peters ...
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Dado Jehan ...
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Rosalind Ayres ...
Nora Thornton
Julian Firth ...
Edward Thornton
Charles Kay ...
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Edward Jewesbury ...
Joseph Thornton
Bobby Williams ...
Tim Mouldy
Joseph Williams ...
Tom Mouldy
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Danny Nussbaum ...
Griffin Midge
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In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. Football rivals, and political adversaries from the Balkans all precipitate conflict and amusing situations. Meanwhile, the lives of four English families are affected in different ways by encounter with the refugees; one of the families improbably becomes involved with a Balkan refugee through the England vs. Holland match. Written by Guy33134

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A comic collision of chaos and coincidence

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Rated R for drug use, language and some violent content | See all certifications »
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17 September 1999 (UK)  »

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$13,987 (USA) (18 February 2000)

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$261,360 (USA) (14 April 2000)
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Pero Guzina: [thanking his dinner hosts in his broken English] Thank you for your hostility.
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Joyous, delightful, carried off with humour & elegance
29 May 2000 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Beautiful People deals with some grim & difficult topics – war in Bosnia, drugs, divorce, illegal immigration & more (without giving away any secrets) & uses the currently rather popular device of intertwining story lines to do so, but carries it off with humour & elegance. Such a combination of themes could have been sordid & depressing or worse trite, but in contrast Beautiful People is joyous & exhilarating – a real delight & well worthy of your time.


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