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Trise Clarke, a loving but deluded single mother, unwittingly propels her 18-year-old son, John Paul,into a career as a male escort. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Maureen Carr ... Trise Clarke
John Kielty ... John Paul Clarke

Gary Lewis ... Jackie Clarke
Archie Lal ... Shazz
Alyson Orr ... Leanne
Rohanna Law ... Justine
Ros McCue
Evelyne Mitchell McAdam ... Client 1
June McNeil ... Client 2
Vanessa O'Donnell ... Client Woman
Stewart Donald ... Client Man
Paul MacFarlane ... Taxi Driver
Dave Bell ... Photographer
Amanda Donald ... Call Centre Supervisor
Paul Guthrie ... Shazz's Partner
Anne-Marie Kennedy ... River Girl
Michelle Sloan ... Kelly
Sylvia Findlay ... Model Girl
Angus White ... Commercial Producer
Rory Weller ... Commercial Director
Lisa Cooper ... Commercial PA
Iain McCormack ... Audition Boy 1
David Sneddon ... Audition Boy 2
Davie Beattie ... Audition Boy #3
Eve Porter ... Barmaid
Stephen Tyrell ... Ned #1
Lizzie Doonan ... Ned #2
Yvonne Strike ... Jackie's Girlfriend
Ed Harrison ... Cameraman
Roddy Kelly ... Boom Op
Rebecca Warner-Hodgkin ... Assistant Director
Phil McCall ... Grieving Man
Ann Marie Lafferty ... Chloe
Gill Mills ... Sex Tape Man
Jonathan Wise ... Sex Tape Woman
Graham Shand ... DJ Russell
Rodney Stevens ... Radio Gang
Mary Ross ... Call Centre Operator
Alice Faulds ... Call Centre Operator
Lee Ann Beattie ... Call Centre Operator
Neil Anderson ... Call Centre Operator
Elizabeth Ferguson ... Call Centre Operator
Helen Dargin ... Call Centre Operator
Jean McKenzie ... Call Centre Operator
Allan Pender ... Call Centre Operator
Mark Ridyard ... Call Centre Operator

Kimmy Robertson ... Call Centre Operator (as Kim Robertson)
Karalyn Church ... Call Centre Operator
Jo Lironi ... Call Centre Operator
Sean O'Donnell ... Karaoke Crowd
Rachel Thiland ... Karaoke Crowd
Pearl G. Kelly ... Karaoke Crowd
Owen Bell ... Karaoke Crowd
Pat Bell ... Karaoke Crowd
Louise Hogg ... Karaoke Crowd
Margaret Todd ... Karaoke Crowd
Leon King ... Karaoke Crowd
John Charnley ... Karaoke Crowd
Ian Allan ... Karaoke Crowd
Isla Hale ... Karaoke Crowd
James McCamley ... Karaoke Crowd
Gillian Bell ... Karaoke Crowd
Ged Kelly ... Karaoke Crowd
Liz McLaren ... Karaoke Crowd
Aileen Young ... Karaoke Crowd
Alistair Smith ... Karaoke Crowd
Elizabeth Boyd ... Karaoke Crowd

Pauline Collins ... Karaoke Crowd
Maura Coyle ... Karaoke Crowd
Joanna Ferguson ... Karaoke Crowd

Craig Ferguson ... Karaoke Crowd
Karl Fraser ... Karaoke Crowd
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Eddie Harrison ... French film director
Neil McFarlane ... Clapper / Loader (uncredited)

Directed by
May Miles Thomas 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
May Miles Thomas 

Produced by
Melissa Norman .... line producer
Karen Smyth .... producer (as Karen M. Smyth)
Owen Thomas .... executive producer
Original Music by
Bobby James Henry  (as Bobby Henry)
Cinematography by
May Miles Thomas 
Film Editing by
May Miles Thomas 
Production Design by
Ewen Duncan 
Art Direction by
Claire Pidgeon 
Costume Design by
Carole K. Millar 
Makeup Department
Bec Horn .... makeup designer
Claire MacDonald .... assistant makeup artist
Claire Millar .... assistant hair stylist
Production Management
Gary Forsyth .... production manager
Art Department
Michelle Dargin .... art department assistant
Sean Dargin .... art department assistant
Tony Kay .... art department assistant
Sound Department
Graham Shand .... additional sound
Owen Thomas .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Ross Eakin .... still photographer
Alan Wylie .... still photographer
Music Department
D.G. Fitzsimons .... music recordist
David McCluskey .... musician
Ken McCluskey .... musician
W. Mulraney .... music recordist
Other crew
Karalyn Church .... production secretary
Gary Forsyth .... documentary footage
Roddy Kelly .... production assistant
Archie Lauchlan .... documentary footage
Ken Livingstone .... production accountant
Neil McFarlane .... production assistant
Calum McGregor .... production assistant
May Miles Thomas .... title designer
Zam Salim .... production assistant
Owen Thomas .... documentary footage
Mike Hood .... special thanks
Peter Kravitz .... special thanks
Dougie Robertson .... special thanks
Graham Wilkington .... special thanks

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Maybe grim, but worth seeing, 28 December 2004
Author: gmgmgm1979 from United Kingdom

I accept that this film is a grim portrayal of a tough family life, but sometimes family life is tough and the film, by portraying such a hard life, is good for that purpose. Anyway, there are moments of humour that lift the film from being simply a dark "grim up north" piece. It is a shame to write the film off just because its subject matter is fairly dark. The film is well put together and John Kielty for example is a young actor at the outset of his film career at the time. It may not be a blockbuster, but for a young Scottish actor it was the perfect entry into film. (I'm speaking here from my own point of view, and not necessarily representing John's own feelings or those of the rest of the cast). If you have the chance then go and see this film. You won't necessarily be blown away, but you might have your eyes opened to how tough life sometimes is.

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