Anorak of Fire (1998)

TV Movie  |  Comedy, Romance  |  5 April 1998 (UK)
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Gus, a young trainspotter, has his life turned upside-down when he meets Natalie.


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Credited cast:
Tim Bixton
Michael Atkinson ...
Staff member
Joanna Bacon ...
Doris Capstick
Paul Barnhill ...
Mark Barrows ...
School Prom D.J.
Gil Brailey ...
Mrs O'Rourke
Chris Brailsford ...
Mr Gascoigne
Susan Brown ...
Mrs Gascoigne
Stuart Callaghan ...
Denis Conlan ...
Mr Osslethorpe
Laura Crossley ...
Gus Gascoigne
Nicky Henson ...
Jim O'Rourke
Madge Hindle ...
Mrs Sidebottom
Jack Hudson ...
Mr Blatherwicke


Gus, a young trainspotter, has his life turned upside-down when he meets Natalie.

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Excellent film, parodying all that is English...
9 March 2000 | by (Cambridge, England) – See all my reviews

I love this film. I want a copy of it. I can't get it but I want it anyway. And no-one seems to have seen it, which is a terrible shame as it is fantastic.

The plot is that Gus, a dedicated trainspotter, finds himself drawn away from his beloved train station by new girlfriend Natalie. His friends find it difficult to come to terms with the 'new' Gus and some classic scenes arise, including the fantastic 'high-noon' trainspot...

It's well worth seeing if you ask me...comic, tragic and chock-full of wonderful parodies of small-town Englishness. See it, if you can find it!

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