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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
Aymen Hamdouchi ...
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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If the caravans a rockin' don't come knocking. See more »


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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 Crich tourist character played by Tony Way is seen eating a Cornetto. The film was executive produced by Edgar Wright who directed the films, Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World's End, AKA, the Cornetto Trilogy. See more »

Goofs

The Volvo's wing mirror extenders disappear and reappear as they're arriving at the first caravan site. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tina: Mum? Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. Mum. You all right?
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Soundtracks

Season of the Witch
Written by Donovan
Performed by Vanilla Fudge
Licensed courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd
Publishing © 1966 & 1967 Donovan (Music) Limited
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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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