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A Shocking Accident (1982)

When he was a child, Jerome was told that his father died on a bizarre accident involving a pig that fell from a balcony. He refuses to accept this fact and keeps creating another scenario ... See full summary »

Director:

James Scott

Writers:

Graham Greene (short story), James Scott (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Everett ... Jerome and Mr. Weathersby
Jenny Seagrove ... Sally
Barbara Hicks ... Aunt Joyce
Benjamin Whitrow ... Headmaster
Tim Seeley Tim Seeley ... Stephen
Richenda Carey ... Susan
Sophie Ward ... Amanda
Sarah Elliott Sarah Elliott ... Brenda
Daniel Chatto Daniel Chatto ... Paul
Katherine Best Katherine Best ... Italian Girl
Oliver Blackburn ... Jerome (aged 9)
Robert Popper ... Jerome (aged 13)
Timothy Stark Timothy Stark ... Kingsley
Luke Taylor Luke Taylor ... Taylor
Gary Russell Gary Russell ... School Captain
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Storyline

When he was a child, Jerome was told that his father died on a bizarre accident involving a pig that fell from a balcony. He refuses to accept this fact and keeps creating another scenario as replacement to his father's strange death. As a grown up, he's quite perplexed that people get amused whenever they hear this story...until the day he meets someone special who'll help you find a way to cope with this awkward tragedy. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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Plot Keywords:

trauma | pig | italian | death | british | See All (6) »

Genres:

Short | Comedy | Romance

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1982 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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