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Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee (2009)

 -  Comedy  -  9 October 2009 (UK)
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Rock roadie, Le Donk, has lived, loved and learned. Along the way, he's lost a classy girlfriend but gained a sidekick, Scorz-Ayz-Ee. He sets out to make Scorz a star with a little help from the Artic Monkeys.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Le Donk
Dean Palinczuk ...
Scor-Zay-Zee
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Olivia
Richard Graham ...
Olivia's Boyfriend
Seamus O'Neill ...
Le Donk's Lodger (as Seamus O'Neil)
Nigel Reeks ...
Big Nige
Alex Turner ...
Himself (Arctic Monkeys)
Matt Helders ...
Himself (Arctic Monkeys)
Nick O'Malley ...
Himself (Arctic Monkeys)
Jamie Robert Cook ...
Himself (Arctic Monkeys) (as Jamie Cook)
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Himself
Mark Herbert ...
Himself
Dean Rogers ...
Himself
Clare Slessor ...
Herself
Alexandra Collins ...
Herself (as Alex Collins)
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An improvised comedy, shot over five days by Shane Meadows, devised with and starring Paddy Considine. Rock roadie and failed musician, Le Donk has lived, loved and learned. Along the way he's lost a girlfriend but he has found a new sidekick in up-and-coming rap prodigy Scor-zay-zee. With Meadows' fly-on-the-wall crew in tow, Donk sets out to make Scor-zay-zee a star...with a little help from the Arctic Monkeys... This low-budget rockumentary follows Le Donk and Scorz on their journey of a lifetime; it's an unpredictable, irrepressible ode to spontaneous filmmaking - and to a burgeoning UK rap talent Written by Protagonist

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Le Donk's baby is actually played by Olivia Colman's son. The reason he's so big is that he was three months old. See more »

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Referenced in Stockholms 20th International Film Festival (2009) See more »

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Written by Nick Staz and Dean Palinczuk
Performed by Dean Palinczuk
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17 January 2010 | by (Broadbottom) – See all my reviews

As you might imagine, I had great expectations of this film, indeed I have great expectations of any film starring Britain's scariest actor Paddy Considine. But this was yet another sleight outing from Shane Meadows who had the semi-eponymous Mr Considine giving a fine performance, but, mysteriously, as David Brent!

Nevermind, I found his companion-in-title Scor-Zay-Zee fascinating, all the more so when I contemplate he is actually a rapper! Extra marks were on offer if Shane had turned his camera across the road at the final Arctic Monkeys gig for a quick shot of my old school.

All in all, an opportunity missed!

Ron

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