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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 ...
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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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Comedy | Thriller

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25 October 2002 (Spain)  »

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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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A good effort with some flaws.
5 August 2003 | by (Chicago, Ill.) – See all my reviews

The dark comedy concept of this film was a plus. Some American viewers might find the Welsh/British accent is difficult to understand; however, there are some good one-liners. The movie seemed a bit rushed in places. For example the love story just happened rather suddenly. Most of the casting was good. However,the father's appearance left one wondering how he could have fathered those two girls. The detective (Ioan Gruffudd) was quite able, sensitive, and strong.

The comedy along with the attractive and quirky characters could make this into a cult favorite. It's certainly worth a look.


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