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A Way of Life (2004)

 |  Drama  |  12 November 2004 (UK)
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At 17 LeighAnne Williams has a six month old baby to look after, with only the help of three teenage squatters who flog stolen gear to make ends meet. A neighbour (actually from Turkey) ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephanie James ...
Leigh-Anne Williams
Gary Sheppeard ...
Robbie Matthews
Nathan Jones ...
Gavin Williams
Dean Wong ...
Stephen Rajan
Sara Lloyd-Gregory ...
Julie Osman (as Sara Gregory)
Oliver Haden ...
Hassan Osman
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Annette
Eli Williams ...
Rebecca Williams
Darcy Williams ...
Rebecca Williams
Lynsey Richards ...
Helen
Victoria Pugh ...
Social Worker
Amy Morgan ...
Karen Williams
Gareth Gethyn Evans ...
Evin
Philip Howe ...
Jacob
Ri Richards ...
Brenda Williams
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At 17 LeighAnne Williams has a six month old baby to look after, with only the help of three teenage squatters who flog stolen gear to make ends meet. A neighbour (actually from Turkey) across the street becomes target to her growing paranoia that Social Services are going to take her daughter, Rebecca, away from her. Her behavior becoming increasingly desperate as her delusions over her neighbor grow. She convinces Steven, Gavin, and Robbie he needs a lesson. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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In the real world there are no happy endings

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From Here You Can Almost See The Sea
Guitar/Vocals: David Gray
Bass: Rob Malone
Piano: Tim Bradshaw
Percussion: Clune
Programming: Iestyn Polson
Produced by Gray/McClune/Polson
P.C. 2004 iht Records Ltd.
Written by David Gray
Published by Chrysalis Music Ltd.
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Absolutely nothing to offer
21 August 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This is an extremely bad movie. I know that many people will argue that the movie is poor because of the low budget, but I strongly disagree. Several problems with the movie may have something to do with the low budget: a cinematography that simply does not let you see what is going on, terrible sound, extremely dis-articulate editing, no soundtrack, etc. However, my really big concern with this movie has to do with the things which, by themselves, don't necessarily require more money. I simply refuse to believe that among the young newcomers in the British cinema there is nobody better than the people that were "acting" here. The over-acting is extreme, the changes of mood are simply unbelievable and even B. Blethyn is terrible here. The script is a pile of oversimplified clichés which we have watched one thousand times before in TV movies, TV series and bad commercials FROM THE SIXTIES AND SEVENTIES. There is no sense of rhythm, no suspense, no interest or development of the characters. I am serious here: this movie has absolutely nothing to offer and I really want to know who provided the money to make it.


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