Happy Now (2001)

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A teenage girl whose eerie resemblance to a local Welsh beauty queen killed 14 years earlier disturbs one of the men responsibile for her accidental death.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Philip Howe ...
Sterling Davies
Jenny Thomas / Nicky Trent
Hank Thomas
Sioned Jones ...
Mary Thomas (as Sioned Joned)
John Henshaw ...
Pete Copsey
Vicki Randall ...
Contestant 1
Contestant 2
Glen Marcus
Joe Jones
Mark Wraith (as Jonathan Rhys Myers)
Tina Trent
Tin Man
Anthony Bate ...
Max Bracchi
Bronwyn Race


All grown up and gunning for political power in a small North Wales community, Glen Marcus and his best mate harbour a dark secret which seems to be coming back to haunt them. But can the daughter of Tina Trent, a local woman just returned from Alaska, be the same girl the two lads buried fourteen years earlier? Only local policeman Max Bracchi can solve the case with the help of a wrongly accused tramp, Tin Man. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

25 October 2002 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Crime Acidental  »

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Joe Jones: Jenny Thomas tripped over a sheep so I shot Glenn Marcus in the head.
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Very happy now!
12 April 2004 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I also stumbled across this film on BBC2 by accident. Why wasn't it promoted more by the Beeb? Do pull your finger out, BBC!

It's not every night that a really great film comes along and it's also made in Britain too. I decided to watched this film because it was set in Wales and I'm half Welsh myself. All British films really need to be promoted more and given a better slot in the scheduling on terrestrial TV. Not everyone has cable you know!

I really loved the dark humour of this movie. All the acting was superb but I was particularly struck by Paddy Considine. He's certainly someone to watch. A very edgy performance. And he's cute as well!

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