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Chris 

Chris receives some startling news, which forces him to look at his future more closely. Of course this is Chris, so he isn't going to be able to do this on his own. Jal tries a different ... See full summary »

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Chris receives some startling news, which forces him to look at his future more closely. Of course this is Chris, so he isn't going to be able to do this on his own. Jal tries a different attitude to life which leads to unexpected happiness. Unfortunately Cassie, still reeling from her heartbreaking discovery, decides to cast her own dark cloud on Jal's new joy. Written by Headblade

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When Tony is eating half of the tuna sandwich on in the lobby of the pool, one shot shows him eating from only one side where the other shows him eating from both corners. See more »

Quotes

Cassie: Do you know what hurts most about a broken heart? Not being able to remember how you felt before... try and keep that feeling, because... if it goes... you'll never get it back
Chris Miles: What happens then?
Cassie: You lay waste to the world... and everything in it.
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The Living is easy
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Performed by Guts
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Beautifully played
17 April 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a beautiful episode in many ways, the foremost being the scene between Chris and Cassie after they get kicked out of the flat. It's unusual that they're alone on the screen together, and catching both at their lowest ebb (and subsequently seeing their different reactions to a desperate situation) is all the more touching and emotional for it.

I thought they could have ended on that scene, though they chose a happier route, with the scenes with Jal after redemption for Angie and the brilliant scene with Chris and Tony alone at the swimming baths, a scene which encapsulates the friendship and lovingness of the group despite the many things that get in between them all.

The acting is superb throughout, but Joe Dempsie deserves a special mention; he carries this episode with a wonderful young performance, showing Chris' playfulness, unique energy, humour and also the inner pain that is behind his extrovert facade. A top performance.


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