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Very Annie Mary (2001)

 |  Comedy, Musical  |  25 May 2001 (UK)
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After her father suffers a stroke, his daughter is forced to take care of him.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Annie Mary Pugh
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Jack Pugh
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Hob
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Nob
Kenneth Griffith ...
Minister
Ruth Madoc ...
Mrs. Ifans
Radcliffe Grafton ...
The mayor
Jill Richards ...
Chapel woman
Josh Richards ...
Mr. Bevan
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Bethan Bevan
Gwenyth Petty ...
Chapel woman
Mary Hopkin ...
Chapel woman
Rhys Miles Thomas ...
Colin Thomas
Maureen Rees ...
Chapel woman
Stevie Parry ...
Chapel woman
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When Annie Mary was 16, she was offered a scholarship to sing in Milan, but was never allowed to go because her mother was dying. Now Annie Mary is 33 and no longer sings. She lives under the shadow of her chapel-strict father, known to all as The Voice of the Valleys, who sees himself as a budding Pavarotti. She wants to break free, but her father has a stroke and demands even more of her. When she finally rebels, the whole village becomes involved in a competition to raise money and get Annie's terminally ill best friend, 16-year-old, Bethan Bevan to Disneyland. Unfortunately Annie loses all the money they win betting on horses! She is now the most unpopular person in the village until she is asked to sing again... and Annie Mary realises that she can, at last, move on. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Michael Byrne was cast in a major role but was recast before filming. See more »

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Nob: Don't ever stop being you.
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A little gem of a film
17 March 2002 | by (Berkshire, England) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed every minute of this film, and I think that's the great thing about it; it's consistently entertaining. It's got funny moments, touching moments, sad moments, and a downright beautiful finale that left me feeling warm.

It's not a blockbuster, it doesn't have car chases or explosions or explore the depths of the human psyche, but it's very enjoyable in a down-to-earth sort of way.

The characters really draw you in and are excellently portrayed by the cast, with unintrusive directing that lets the superb script do the work. I was surprised at how low this film had scored, and recommend that anyone who roots for the underdog or has ever wanted to just say 'Nuts to the lot of you, I'm doing what *I* want' will enjoy Very Annie Mary. Go on, give it a try. You might like it...


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