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Release Date:
20 October 2006 (UK) See more »
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There are three sides to every story
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It charts the breakdown of a working class family when the teenage daughter befriends a refugee girl... See more » | Add synopsis »
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4 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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(3 articles)
"Neruda," "Wonders," Blowback" Get Directors
 (From Dark Horizons. 10 February 2014, 4:04 PM, PST)

Dunn steers Year of Wonders
 (From ScreenDaily. 9 February 2014, 2:54 AM, PST)

'Ice Men,' 'Gypo' join Wolfe stable
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 26 May 2005)

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Crass See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Pauline McLynn ... Helen

Chloe Sirene ... Tasha

Paul McGann ... Paul
Rula Lenska ... Irina
Tamzin Dunstone ... Kelly
Barry Latchford ... Jimmy

Freddie Connor ... Tasha's Husband
Tom Stuart ... Darren

Olegar Fedoro ... Tasha's Father
Sean Wilton ... Art Tutor
Angelica O'Reilly ... Prostitute
Rebecca Clow ... Terminal Hostess
Majid Iqbal ... Illegal Worker
Ashley McGuire ... Penny
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Josef Altin ... Michael
Claire Angus ... Irina's Neighbour
James Blanchard ... Tall Bully
Clara Clow ... Baby Jordan
Charlotte Edmundson ... Katy
Leane Grant ... Girl Bully
Milo Hertz ... Nicky's Baby
Jonathan Howlett ... Kev
Stuart Jarvis ... Security Man 2
Mark Keefe ... Security Man 1
Ruby McLynn ... Kylie
Christiane Bjørg Nielsen ... Singer
Lisa Payne ... Tamara
Santa ... Santa
Natalie Sewell ... Jane
Oliver Tatt ... Short Bully
James Thomas ... Hotelier
Carys Nia Williams ... Nicky

Directed by
Jan Dunn (uncredited)
 
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Jan Dunn 

Produced by
Barry Bassett .... co-producer
Jan Dunn .... executive producer
Mark Foligno .... co-producer
Steve Milne .... co-producer
James O'Donnell .... associate producer
Tamara Syer .... producer
James Thomas .... associate producer
Elaine Wickham .... executive producer
Elaine Wickham .... producer
 
Original Music by
Labrador 
Christiane Bjørg Nielsen 
 
Cinematography by
Jacob Kusk (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Emma Collins 
 
Casting by
Alex Johnson 
 
Production Management
Clare Beale .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Davidson .... third assistant director
Tom Dunbar .... first assistant director
Ashley McGuire .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Jolene Farmer .... set coordinator
Jolene Farmer .... set dresser
Sean Kisch .... props
Sean Kisch .... set coordinator
 
Sound Department
Gavin Bush .... sound assistant: second unit
Michelle Mascol .... sound editor (as Michelle Mascoll)
Michelle Mascol .... sound mixer (as Michelle Mascoll)
Adrienne Taylor .... boom operator
 
Stunts
Juliette Cheveley .... stunt double
Neil Finnighan .... stunt coordinator
James O'Donnell .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Christopher Bonnor .... first assistant camera
Jean-Phillippe Default .... still photographer
Ken Kwek .... assistant camera
Ken Kwek .... third camera operator
John Martin White .... second camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Rhys Llewellyn .... on-line editor
Des Murray .... on-line editor
 
Other crew
Alex Breadman .... runner
Tony Edwards .... runner
Leanne Grant .... production assistant
Iago López Rodríguez .... video (as Iago Lopez)
Liz Metcalfe .... script supervisor
Cate Muller .... publicist
Kieran Nicholas .... production assistant
David Nielsen .... advisor
Nathan Shepherd .... runner
Jake Slack .... runner
Bryan Webb .... caterer
 

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UK:98 min
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The mother of the family talks to Tasha about TV, announcing the TV program Big Brother, which Rula Lenski, who plays the Refugee mother, featured in the Celebrity version.See more »

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4 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Crass, 24 November 2007
Author: kevin-477 from Herne Bay, Kent, England

I've given it 2, but even then I find it hard to justify such a high mark. I had high hopes for this film, having read reviews in which it was praised for presenting a refreshing and original take on the refugee/asylum issue. I'm sorry, but for me - a die-hard liberal who should have lapped up its messages - it simply didn't deliver. Stylistically, it was awful to watch: more goofs and blunders and continuity slips than I could count. The script was terrible: it seemed like a middle-class film-maker's idea of how working-class people speak and behave. It sounded like a workshop piece from a creative writing class. The characters didn't work, either. Not a single one of them was remotely believable - just a whole bunch of stereotypes. And despite a stellar cast, the acting was awful - which, I would guess, was largely to do with the direction, and not a little to do with the script. The whole thing failed to move me in any way - except when it came to ejecting the disc and taking it back to the shop.

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Good film but very poor research on refugees and passports humphrey-2
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