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A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  4 February 2000 (UK)
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Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell ... See full summary »

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Dennis Wardrobe
Dave Blant ...
School Pianist
Darren O. Campbell ...
Darren
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Male Nurse (as Shaun Fields)
Julia Ford ...
Sandra Woolley
Ladene Hall ...
Carol Brass
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Joe Brass
Nicholas Harvey ...
Neighbour Lad #2
James Higgins ...
Bill Woolley
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Steven Laws
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Joel Morris ...
Park Lad #1
Johann Myers ...
Clifford
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Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell befriends with the two boys and later asks them to help him pursue Romeo's beautiful elder sister. He gradually becomes more violent after she rejects him ... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Rated R for pervasive language, and for some elements of violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,713 (USA) (27 October 2000)

Gross:

$18,434 (USA) (10 November 2000)
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Trivia

Despite the natural chemistry of Andrew Shim and Ben Marshall the two actors almost came to blows during a scene due to Marshall's obnoxious behavior. Paddy Considine admitted in the DVD commentary he had no problem filming the scene at the seaside where he threatens Marshall's character, saying he "couldn't wait to get his hands on the little shit." See more »

Quotes

Morell: They're special flowers them.
Ladine Brass: Are they?
Morell: Yes, you can only pick them in Ireland.
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5,6,7,8
Written by Steve Crosby, Barry Upton
Performed by Steps
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This film is unique, powerful and brilliant
16 October 2002 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Let me get to the point about this film. Paddy Considine is outstandingly brilliant in the role that should have made him an icon if anyone had bothered to see it! He is at once dynamic, dangerous, disturbing and occasionly comic. He reminded me of Travis Bickle that De Niro so brilliantly played in Taxi Driver. High praise indeed, but very deserving as we are in an age where everybody moans about British cinema without bothering to seek gems like this out. So well done to Shane Meadows, keep churning out class like this and 24/7 and you'll become a legend!! From The West Midlands


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