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We Think the World of You (1988)

PG | | Comedy | March 1989 (USA)
An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face ... See full summary »

Director:

Colin Gregg

Writers:

J.R. Ackerley (novel), Hugh Stoddart
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alan Bates ... Frank
Max Wall ... Tom
Liz Smith ... Millie
Frances Barber ... Megan
Gary Oldman ... Johnny
Ryan Batt Ryan Batt ... Dickie
Kerry Wise Kerry Wise ... Rita
Sheila Ballantine Sheila Ballantine ... Margaret
David Swift ... Bill
Pat Keen Pat Keen ... Miss Sweeting
Ivor Roberts Ivor Roberts ... Harry
Paula Jacobs Paula Jacobs ... Deidre
Barbara New Barbara New ... Mrs Grant
Edward Jewesbury ... Judge
Nick Stringer ... Butcher
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An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face difficulties at home. Added to this, is the fact that he may have to give up Evie to Frank. Written by Samantha Santa Maria <te7441667@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Il più gran bene del mondo See more »

Filming Locations:

UK

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The US trailer eliminates all traces of a romantic or sexual relationship between the Alan Bates and Gary Oldman characters, and presents the film as a lighthearted comedy about a dog. See more »


Soundtracks

La Traviata
(uncredited)
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
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Cheers!
2 February 2001 | by Doctor_CSee all my reviews

I saw this movie back when it came out. I was in high school and knew absolutely nothing about it. I knew nothing about the director, the cast, that it was based on a book, nothing. I remember it even today, over a decade later, as one of the best films I've seen. I recommend everyone see it. It is what independent cinema used to be, before it turned into the vast disappointment it currently is.


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