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Set in 1970 during the World Cup and Parliamentary elections about a couple hiking across England. The girl meets a rich Italian with an expensive sportscar, and of course there are parallels to how this all relates to soccer and politics. Written by Anonymous

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Very funny, very clever, very under-rated film
29 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Like Paul Cameron of York, I too taped this film and enjoyed it many times over the years - until I accidentally threw the tape out.

An excellent "road movie" featuring Karl and his girlfriend Ellie (Lena Headey) which takes place mainly on foot in a coast to coast walk between Preston and Whitby in the north of England. Parallel plots weaved into the theme involve Marco, a rich Italian orphan searching for his Yorkshire roots, a love affair between Ellie

and Marco and the progress of the England and Italy teams through the 1970 World Cup Finals.

Please please please can somebody re-schedule this during this World Cup or release it on DVD.


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