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These Foolish Things (2005)

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A young actress seeks to follow in her famous mother's footsteps.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Lucas ...
Lily Evans
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Stage Manager
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Miss Abernethy
Roisin Goodall ...
Diana 3 Years Old
Sinead Goodall ...
Diana 8 Years Old
Jordan Metcalfe ...
Garstin 14 Years Old
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Douglas 14 Years Old
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Mrs. Bannock
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Rev. Bannock
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Diana Shaw
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Garstin
John Broad ...
Tavistock Hotel Porter
Tatina de Marinis ...
Tall Girl
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Dolly Nightingale
Joan Blackham ...
Mrs. Griffin
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A young actress seeks to follow in her famous mother's footsteps.

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10 March 2006 (UK)  »

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Drámai pillanatok  »

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Originally Norman Wisdom was to have played Albert, but he decided to retire the day after his 90th Birthday and was replaced by Joss Ackland See more »

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East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)
Written by Brooks Bowman
Performed by Carroll Gibbons & The Savoy Hotel Orpheans
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Good effort
26 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Not the best film in the world but a good effort by upcoming director Taylor-Stanley. I'm giving it seven because it wasn't dreadful and because the film score was fantastic.

Some of the acting is stronger in some places; some is weaker - I wasn't overwhelmed by the performance of the leading role of Diana, but supporting roles were good: Andy Lincoln did a great piece as Lovell, and Terence Stamp was wonderful as Baker. There were one or two small anachronisms, but mostly what you'd consider "anorak" things; for instance there is one point in the office of a theatrical agent where he fakes a telephone call, and the wire connecting the hand-held part of the Telephone is curly whereas in the 30s it should have been straight. There was also the use of the phrase 'Jesus H Christ' which was an anachronism, but generally a good film. The film score was wonderful, Mr Lynn is a complete unknown but it appears that the risk Taylor-Stanley took by hiring him was worth it.

As mentioned above, as a combination of the film's strong and weak points, I give it 7 out of 10.


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