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Gabriel & Me (2001)

A young boy believes he can save his dying father if he can become an angel.

Director:

Udayan Prasad

Writers:

Lee Hall (radio play "I Love You Jimmy Spud"), Lee Hall (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Iain Glen ... Dad
David Bradley ... Grandad
Sean Landless Sean Landless ... Jimmy
Rosie Rowell Rosie Rowell ... Mam
Billy Connolly ... Gabriel
Ian Cullen ... Ridley
Sean Foley Sean Foley ... Fat Sam
Trevor Fox Trevor Fox ... Mr. Ellison
Bridie Hales Bridie Hales ... Bridie
Nicky Hayer Nicky Hayer ... Nicky
Jacqueline King ... Mrs. Peacock
Dominic McHale Dominic McHale ... Geography Teacher
Andy Mulligan Andy Mulligan ... Harold
Mark Ross Mark Ross ... Sproat
Jordan Routledge Jordan Routledge ... Scout
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A young boy believes he can save his dying father if he can become an angel.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2001 (UK) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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In the film Jimmy is a staunch Newcastle supporter while Sean Landless who plays him is from Sunderland and supports his home team. This is exactly the same with the two main lads, Gerry and Sewell played by Chris Beattie and Greg McLane in the film Purely Belter. See more »

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upsetting for me
26 July 2003 | by davidxryanSee all my reviews

Writer Lee Hall's story will stick in my mind purely for forcing me to relive my father's death from cancer 18 years earlier. I was roughly the same age as the kid in the movie, and living in the North-East of England where the film is set, so I identified with him all the more. For me personally, then, the latter stages of the film were very upsetting indeed - but two year on, taking the film as a whole, I regard Gabriel and Me as mediocre and otherwise forgettable, all told.


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