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Quite Ugly One Morning (2004)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  5 September 2004 (UK)
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Investigative reporter Jack Parlabane stumbles across the aftermath of a murder scene in Edinburgh, and when he shows little sign of shock at the gruesome killing of a respected doctor, ... See full summary »

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Investigative reporter Jack Parlabane stumbles across the aftermath of a murder scene in Edinburgh, and when he shows little sign of shock at the gruesome killing of a respected doctor, Detective Inspector McGregor suspects that he is the killer and Parlabane must clear his name. Written by Anonymous

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Quite entertaining one Friday night
6 July 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Here's a view from someone who hasn't read the book before watching the movie. And I have to say, I can't agree with those who think this is a bad movie.

My TV guide listed this as a detective movie, which it isn't, really. It's just a light-hearted drama, that focuses more on the several sub-plots than on the main story. And there are quite some sub-plots. A clumsy assassin-subplot, an ex-girlfriend-subplot, even the cliché policewoman-falls-in-love-with-the-main-character-subplot.

The main story isn't surprising at all, there are no deep motives or intriguing relations. The main plot is subsidiary to the numerous sub-plots. And that's no problem at all for this movie - the sub-plots are interesting enough by themselves.

Overall I can say, it's quite entertaining for a dull Friday night.


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