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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Philip Howe ...
Sterling Davies
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Jenny Thomas / Nicky Trent
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Hank Thomas
Sioned Jones ...
Mary Thomas (as Sioned Joned)
John Henshaw ...
Pete Copsey
Vicki Randall ...
Contestant 1
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Contestant 2
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Glen Marcus
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Joe Jones
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Mark Wraith (as Jonathan Rhys Myers)
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Tina Trent
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Tin Man
Anthony Bate ...
Judge
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Max Bracchi
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Bronwyn Race
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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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25 October 2002 (Spain)  »

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Crime Acidental  »

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A gem of movie
14 March 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I saw HAPPY NOW on BBC2 on Saturday March 13th. I just stumbled upon it. I had never heard of it before. The fact that it was set in Wales caught my attention initially. Within minutes, I found myself totally gripped by the film. It was such a great story and was very well written and acted, by a very impressive cast. The cinematography was absolutely breathtaking. It really was a feast for the eyes. I also really enjoyed the score. It's such a shame that the film appears not to have had a UK release and also doesn't appear to be available on DVD. How can this be, when so many really lousy UK films get released each year? I thoroughly recommend this film. It really is a little-known gem.


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