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Making Waves (I) (2004)

 |  Comedy  |  26 July 2004 (UK)
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Ham radio enthusiasts exagerate who they are to the other listeners assuming they'll never meet but then have to try and live up to their fantasy personalities when they meet.

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Susie Benton ...
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Bill the Tramp
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Goth / Restaurant Customer
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A group of disparate ham radio enthusiasts become close friends on the air-waves but exaggerate who they are on the assumption they'll never meet. When circumstances change, two of them have to try and live up to their larger than life personas, with disastrous results. Written by Burns, David

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Some people will go to any wavelengths for a date

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26 July 2004 (UK)  »

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A rádió rejtekében  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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The Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, (just before he retired) made a surprise appearance, playing himself. See more »

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Real Homegrown Refreshment
4 November 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

How refreshing it is to see a great little film about real everyday people facing the dilemmas we are all familiar with, the insecurities, the search for acceptance and the ultimate pursuit of contentment, companionship and love. A great deal sweeter, more satisfying and touching than watching aristocratic baffoons stuck in the, oh so tricky existence of the west London elite! Equally touching is the story behind the film it would seem, I see that the director lost his battle with cancer just a year after shooting was finished never getting to witness his first films release, a real tragedy. He has left behind a debut to relish. Robert Hardy turns in a great performance as always with all the warmth and charm you would expect. Craig Henderson and Susie Benton make a delightful duo, while Tom Bacon, better known for harder, darker roles, makes a hilariously calamitous sidekick. All in all a great ensemble of talent. I highly recommend this little triumph against the odds, an independent British film achieving the release it richly deserves, I guess the industry in the UK isn't dead yet!


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