Sam is a charming, young chancer who moves to London. His best laid plans for success suffer a real setback when true love turns his world upside down in the most unexpected of circumstances.
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Sam Sparks is a 22-year-old ready to strike out on is own in moving to London. When landlord Vince gets his brother Bernie to have friend Frank hire Sam as a waiter, Sam meets his soon-to-be PR boss, Sheila. Sensing opportunity, Sam charms himself a job as Sheila's PA... and her lover, but when Sam falls for Kate, he instigates a series of family revelations. As balancing his job and love life becomes overwhelming, unexpected twists and uncovered secrets force Sam to choose between his career and the love of his life. Written by Revolver

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Dugámba dőltem  »

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Originally the main character, Sam, was going to be an electrician. That is why the title was Sparkle. (In the UK, a sparky is a nickname for someone in that profession.) Over time, the plot developed and Sam's character was just looking for any kind work when he went to London. The producers, however, still wanted to call the film Sparkle so had to come up with another reason for that. They therefore gave Sam the surname Sparks, and developed his mum's character as a singer. See more »

Quotes

Vince: They're not all they're cracked up to be - dads.
Sam: Yeah, but Vince, you know, you'd think you'd know who you slept with, if you're a woman.
Vince: I wouldn't know.
Sam: But if you're gonna have a kid...
Vince: Well, people are different. I didn't do a lot of it because, well, for various reasons, it wasn't on the cards for me.
Sam: Yeah, but it's just not nice to think that your mum's easy.
Vince: She's not "easy." There was a sexual revolution going on, and some people were at the forefront of that.
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Mercy
Performed by Bliss
Written by Rachel Morrison & Tom Morrison (as Tom E. Morrison)
Courtesy of Bliss
Published by Copyright Control
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i love it.
28 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i love this movie.even though this was a simple no point movie i live Stockard Channing and think she does an excellent job in whatever shes in. this movie, although not the conventional love story, will steel your heart and have you wanting more.Although i hardly know any of the British actors in this film except the man who plays uncle Luke i thought all were phenomenal.its was a funny down to earth film that I'm sure if we don't relate to it someone we know can.i also advice you to check out some of her other films as well as the other actors you might like them.you should watch this movie it will make you laugh =]. Also i think that it could be a great date movie just not on the first one.


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