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I'll Be There (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 13 June 2003 (UK)
An off-beat comedy about a former 80s pop star (Craig Ferguson) whose downward spiral is halted when he discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), the product of a weekend love affair.

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A washed-up 80's pop star suddenly has a new direction in life when he discovers that he has a teenage daughter, Olivia, in Cardiff, Wales. The result of a weekend affair he had back at the height of his fame produced Olivia, a newspaper delivery girl for the South Wales Echo. He arrives in the small Welsh town, unsettling the life of his ex-lover while inspiring his newfound daughter to follow in his footsteps with a musical career of her own, against the wishes of her mother. Written by Anonymous

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A rock-star father. A long-lost daughter. Comedy is relative. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for drug references, some sexual humor/nudity and brief language | See all certifications »

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The character who offers Paul Kerr his sobriety chip at the AA meeting reoccurs in the bar scene and was played by the Boom Operator, 'Arthur Turner (I)' See more »

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Paul Kerr: [learning that he has been sanctioned and has to remain in the mental hospital] Jesus Christ!
Dr. Bridget: Please don't blaspheme. Dr. Nahar is a born-again Christian.
Paul Kerr: [looks from Dr. Bridget to Dr. Nahar and back] And you're worried about me?
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References Letter to Brezhnev (1985) See more »

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There'll Always Be An England
Written by Hugh Charles and Ross Parker
Performed by Vera Lynn
Courtesy of EMI Records
By Arrangement with EMI-Capitol Special Markets
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Funny, talented, and surprising.
24 January 2004 | by (Mnnesota, US) – See all my reviews

I actually only rented this on the chance that I would get to hear Charlotte Church sing. I wasn't expecting much out of the film or the acting. I was wrong. I laughed out loud in several spots, and was extrememly pleasantly surprised to see such good acting. Most of all by Miss Church. Who would think that someone with such stunning beauty and such a talented voice, could actually act.

The movie wasn't much of an inspiring romance, but it was a movie that was intedned to uplift you and inspire you to pursue your dreams. Entertaining to the last minute.


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