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Sightseers (2012)

 -  Adventure | Comedy | Crime  -  10 May 2013 (USA)
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Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tina
Eileen Davies ...
Carol
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Chris
Roger Michael ...
Tram Conductor
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Crich Tourist
Seamus O'Neill ...
Mr. Grant
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Janice
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Ian
Aymen Hamdouchi ...
Chalid Sulinan
Tom Meeten ...
Head Shaman
Kali Peacock ...
Hiking Shop Assistant
Kenneth Hadley ...
Richard
Stephanie Jacob ...
Joan
Christine Talbot ...
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Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn.

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$7,384 (USA) (10 May 2013)

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$35,722 (USA) (31 May 2013)
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The Blue John Cavern is one of the four show caves in Castleton, Derbyshire, England. The cavern takes its name from the semi-precious mineral Blue John, which is still mined in small amounts outside the tourist season and made locally into jewellery. The miners who work the remaining seams are also the guides for underground public tours. The eight working seams are known as Twelve Vein, Old Dining Room, Bull Beef, New Dining Room, Five Vein, Organ Room, New Cavern and Landscape. See more »

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When Chris and Tina first arrive at the Abbey he is wearing gaiters. When they are inside the Abbey he's not wearing them but when they go outside again he is wearing them. See more »

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Tina: Mum? Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. You all right?
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Published by Perfect Songs Ltd
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What a Surprise! So Worth It!!!
13 August 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I was glad that booking this hilarious black comedy at the Melbourne International Film Festival was so worth it.

The story is centered around an odd couple; Chris (Steve Oram); who takes his girlfriend Tina (Alice Lowe) around the British towns of rural England for inspiration for a book he's writing, However their circumstances take unusual turns until things go horribly wrong.

I may of heard about director Ben Weatley's earlier films' but haven't caught up yet. This film however show he's a skilled filmmaker able to bring a promising film like this to viewers of adult comedy.

Sightseers is woefully original, full of witty dialouge, charming characters and some of the best British Black Humour I have seen in a long time if not ever. There's so many laugh out loud moments I just really feel that this film should be given a limited release in Australia. Its was such a great surprise, by far my favourite film of the Melbourne Intrnational Film Festival.

I do highly recommend this gem of recent British cinema.

4/5


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