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Hunting Venus (1999)

Not Rated | | Comedy | TV Movie 31 March 1999
Former pop-star turned con artist Simon Delancey is kidnapped by two fans of his eighties band the Venus Hunters, and blackmailed to re-form the band for one final show.

Director:

Martin Clunes

Writer:

Nick Vivian
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Clunes ... Simon Delancey
Neil Morrissey ... Charlotte
Jane Horrocks ... Cassandra
Esther Coles ... Jacqui
Danny Webb ... John (as Daniel Webb)
Mark Williams ... Peter
Ben Miller ... Gavin
Marlene Sidaway ... Marge Beake
Roger Watkins Roger Watkins ... D.J. Hoardes
Jean Ainslie Jean Ainslie ... Lovely Old Lady
Ian Gain Ian Gain ... Car Dealer
Dermot Keaney ... Doctor
John Mackle John Mackle ... Production Assistant
Stephen Churchett ... Antiques Dealer
Laura Heath Laura Heath ... Peter's Secretary
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Former pop-star turned con artist Simon Delancey is kidnapped by two fans of his eighties band the Venus Hunters, and blackmailed to re-form the band for one final show.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Jools Holland who also stars as himself wrote the song "Starburst" performed by the Venus Hunters near the end of the movie. See more »

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References Top of the Pops (1964) See more »

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BRILL
19 September 2001 | by TRACY141170See all my reviews

A brilliant film - thoroughly enjoyable & well worth watching. Neil Morrisey excellemtly portrays Charlotte/Charlie, and Martin Clunes & Jane Horrocks are also great. The 80's New Romantics is well remembered,by me, and this film is enhanced nicely with the appearances of Simon le Bon, etc. PLEASE RELEASE HUNTING VENUS ON VIDEO - ITS WELL WORTH BUYIMG!


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Venus - Huonosti käyttäytyvä bändi See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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