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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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Tim Bixton
Michael Atkinson ...
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Joanna Bacon ...
Doris Capstick
Paul Barnhill ...
Rick
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 ...
Natalie
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Gus Gascoigne
Nicky Henson ...
Jim O'Rourke
Madge Hindle ...
Mrs Sidebottom
Jack Hudson ...
Mr Blatherwicke
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Gus, a young trainspotter, has his life turned upside-down when he meets Natalie.

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a film which has persisted in my memory ever since i first watched it
9 April 2000 | by (bored in the west of east anglia, UK) – See all my reviews

I saw this when it was shown on the Screen 2 season on BBC2 and ever since, tiny glimmers of it still stick around in my thoughts.

There is something about it that was so...the production, script, everything...just...little things like Gus's mum's tablecloth, or the notion of leatherclad trainspotters...it all added up to one really great piece. I guess I've always felt comforted by the sounds of trains...(eep) but there's something so pretty about an empty railway platform too...

I think there's a script of the screenplay which I might seek out...

It's a brilliant, brilliant film. It's just such a shame that my brother taped over it and BBC2 have a habit of never showing these things ever again...However, perhaps if they received requests by a few people they might take notice...


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