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Faintheart (2008)

A romantic comedy set in the world of battle re-enactments, about an irresponsible guy who has to shape up in order to win back his wife.

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Richard
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Julian
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Cath
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Maggie
Tim Healy ...
Geoff
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Gary
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Barbara
Joseph Hamilton ...
Martin
Chloe Hesar ...
Emily
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Collin
Gary Sefton ...
Vince
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Alan
Sandra Voe ...
Julian's Mum
Matthew Leighton ...
Kim
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Danny
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In the Midlands, two men and a boy are on losing streaks: Richard has a dead-end job, and his wife leaves him because he's inattentive and has a juvenile obsession for 11th-century battle reenactments. His best friend Julian still lives with mum and divides his obsessions between Vikings and Star Trek. Then there's Richard's son Martin, picked on at school in part because of his father's hobby. Richard vows to win back the heart of his ex, Julian may have met someone online who shares his interests, and Martin wants to stand up to bullies. All get bad advice, which they act on. Is there any hope for any of them? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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May The Norse Be With You

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Comedy | Romance

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Despite its high profile cast this was never given a theatrical release in the UK. See more »

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It Must Be Love
Written by Labi Siffre
Performed by Madness
Courtesy of Stirling Holdings Ltd./Madness
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This is a fantastic film!
29 June 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I saw the premiere of this film last night at the Edinburgh Film Festival. It was absolutely brilliant! If you like British films where the underdog makes you go "aww..." then see this film, you won't be disappointed. The young lad who plays the son of the hero of the piece is a brilliant young actor, the fact that I can't recall his name is no reflection on how good he was (I'm just really bad at remembering names). Ewen Bremner was excellent, as usual...as was Jessica Hynes. The film is also memorable for a selection of the crappiest looking cars you'll have seen in a while. The hero's C-reg Volvo estate car is just fantastic. And as for the soundtrack...I'd forgotten how much I used to like Saxon. Support the British film industry, when they produce wee gems like this it would be rude not to.


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