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Sightseers (2012)

Not Rated | | 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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tina
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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
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Chalid Sulinan
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Head Shaman
Kali Peacock ...
Hiking Shop Assistant
Kenneth Hadley ...
Richard
Stephanie Jacob ...
Joan
Christine Talbot ...
Newsreader
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Rambler
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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 trams at Crich mostly ran along the streets of cities in United Kingdom before the 1960s, with some trams rescued and restored (even from other countries) as the systems closed. The town of Matlock is close by and the nearest train service is from Whatstandwell railway station on the Derwent Valley Line (Derby-Matlock line), with a steep walk up to the museum at the top of the hill. See more »

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Chris says he favours the Abbey Oxford as a caravan, but his caravan is labelled as an Abbey Cachet. This has led some to consider this as a goof, however Cachet is just a trim level available on Abbey Oxford caravans, like L or GL or GT for cars. See more »

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Tina: Mum? Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. You all right?
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Amours Toujours, Tendresse, Caresses
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Written by Jacques Dutronc and Jacques Lanzmann
Performed by Françoise Hardy and Jacques Dutronc
Licensed courtesy of EMI Records and Sony Records
Published by Editions Musicales Alpha
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Enjoyable (jet) black comedy with a disappointing ending.
20 February 2016 | by (Hastings, England) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this for the most part. It has moments of humour that everyone will chuckle at as well as some moments that only people with the darkest, driest sense of humour will understand.

It would be easy to assume this is similar in tone to Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead, but it isn't. It has an extremely dark, uncomfortable atmosphere almost throughout and this will put some people off. I feel if this film were any longer it would be hard to sit through.

Two things that put me off slightly was the hand-held camera work. It depleted the sense of isolation in some scenes and would have been more effective if the camera was locked down. Another thing was the ending. Without giving anything away, the ending was lazy on the writers' part and made almost no sense.

All in all though, I would recommend this film to anyone who gets British humour and likes quirky, dark comedy.


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