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Summer (2008)

 -  Drama  -  5 December 2008 (UK)
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While caring for a dying friend, a man reflects back on their youth together.

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Daz
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Daniel
Sean Kelly ...
Joe Doherty ...
Teen Daz (as Jo Doherty)
Joanna Tulej ...
Teen Katy
Matthew Workman ...
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Janice
George Costigan ...
Mr. Tanner
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Mrs. Biggs
Tim Dantay ...
Woody
Deborah Findley ...
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Seamus O'Neill ...
Mr. Roberts
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Shaun and Daz are vibrant kids, wasted by their experiences in educational system. All they have is their friendship and, for Shaun, his first love Katy. From the moment Shaun steps into our world, he is bound to lose. Labelled as a violent bully, he destroys himself and takes Daz with him. Shaun has twelve years to reflect on an intense summer of love, sex and loyalty, but Daz's imminent death forces Shaun to go on a journey to confront his past. This is the story of a man full of intelligence and promise struggling to reclaim his life. Written by Sixteen Films

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Doctor Price: Is there blood in the vomit?
Daz: No.
Shaun: Ay?
Daz: Well, just a bit. So am I dean then?
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written by Lol Hammond
performed by Lol Hammond
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An Underrated Drama
11 November 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Shaun and Daz have been friends since School. Now, in their adulthood, Daz is terminally ill and wheelchair bound. Shaun himself is unemployed and full of frustration and anger about his life. The movie works very well with the flashbacks to their youth when they were tearing around the local neighbourhood and, sometimes, getting into trouble. Shaun develops huge problems by not being able to cope with Dyslexia and the viewer sees his life falling apart. There is also a strong sense that society (and the authorities) are letting Shaun down. This social drama has many facets but it mainly draws on the perceptions that are out there about Dyslexia and its associated problems. The performances, both by Carlyle and Evets are outstanding, the photography sublime and the screenplay is as real as it gets. Highly underrated in my humble opinion.


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