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Goodbye Charlie Bright (2001)

 -  Drama  -  11 May 2001 (UK)
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Charlie is a London youngster who,with his friends,indulges in streaking and petty crime. However he aspires to better himself though his reckless friend Justin ruins his chances of working... See full summary »

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Charlie Bright
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Justin
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Eddie
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Tony
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Francis
Dani Behr ...
Blondie
Richard Driscoll ...
Hector
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Dad
Sid Mitchell ...
Tommy
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Damien
Nicola Stapleton ...
Julie
Brian Jordan ...
Duke
Lucy Bowen ...
Duke's girlfriend
Tameka Empson ...
Kay
Sian Welsh ...
Janet
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Charlie is a London youngster who,with his friends,indulges in streaking and petty crime. However he aspires to better himself though his reckless friend Justin ruins his chances of working with his cousin Hector as an estate agent. Another of Charlie's friends Francis learns that his girlfriend has been unfaithful with the older Eddie and seeks revenge but ends up getting run over by Eddie. Justin steals a gun and drags a reluctant Charlie along to kill Eddie,though he only wounds him. The two boys end up on a roof with the police below before their fates are finally settled. Written by don @ minifie-1

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£28,723 (UK) (11 May 2001)

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When Charlie and Justin attend Hector's party, they are seen taking the Central Line out into Essex, where Hector's mansion is supposedly located. They get off the train at Debden Station and are seen coming out of the main entrance and walking down the street. This scene was actually not filmed at Debden Station but at Ickenham Station, which is on the Metropolitan/Picadilly Line (as opposed to the Central) and in Middlesex (not Essex), which is on the other side of London, to the West rather than the East. Director Nick Love superimposed the word "Debden" over the "Ickenham" section of the sign, though quite why he chose to shoot the scene at Ickenham instead of Debden remains unclear. Ironically, it's unlikely that the boys would have used Debden to get to a house like Hector's anyway - if the house was supposedly in that part of Essex, it would have been more likely to have been somewhere like Chigwell. See more »

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Emotional with some funny dialogue
11 May 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw this film a couple of years ago and didn't think much of it, I had seen the football factory before hand, and saw that a few of the actors were in this and I would give it a watch.

The film it's self builds up to a good ending and during the film you get to understand the characters and how they have grown in to the young men you see.

I don't think much of Roland as an actor or Paul Nicholls but both give really good performance and i almost forget that Nicholls is from Bolton.

Some of the dialogue is this film is fantastic and really funny especially with the character called Hector/Hecky.

If you want to watch a film thats easy to watch and funny with a good ending why not rent it out.


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