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Heartlands (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 27 April 2003 (UK)
Gentle Colin 'Col' Lawes happily lead a quiet life, running a news agency with his spoiled-rotten wife Sandra and playing competition darts in the Atletic Arms team. Colin catches her ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Colin
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Ron
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Geoff
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Sonja
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Mandy
Phillipa Peak ...
Sarah
Jane Robbins ...
Sandra
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Zippy
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Ian
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Craig (as Joseph Dempsie)
Silas-Paul Simpson ...
Andy
Russell Hayes ...
Russ
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Deno
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Dennis
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Shady
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Gentle Colin 'Col' Lawes happily lead a quiet life, running a news agency with his spoiled-rotten wife Sandra and playing competition darts in the Atletic Arms team. Colin catches her committing adultery with team captain Geoff, a cop, who pretends Colin abused her. Col is thrown off the team just after it qualified for the league finals in Blackpool. He decides to travel there alone, hoping to win her back. The adventurous journey feels like the start of a more playful life. Written by KGF Vissers

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An offbeat road trip... An exciting new world!

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for a scene of sensuality and some language | See all certifications »
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A szív és vidéke  »

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Trivia

Film debut of Joe Dempsie. See more »

Crazy Credits

Coach Driver - Mel Gibson (the credit was added as a laugh at the expense of producer Harvey Weinstein, who wanted starrier names in the cast). See more »

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Sweet Bride
By Kate Rusby
Performed by Kate Rusby, John McCusker, Andy Cutting and Michael McGoldrick
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Enjoyed every minute
25 April 2003 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed every minute of this warm human story. An off-beat variation on the standard road-movie, the film reached the heart of the audience with a series of small but quirky and touching adventures. To make us care about such an unlikely hero is quite a feat, but O'Donnell succeeds 100%.


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