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Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise (2001)

Pete has recently got a new job as a vacuum cleaner salesman. His mentor is the veteran Tommy, whose methods are rather rude; his sole target is to be the best salesman in his team and to ... See full summary »

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Danny Boyle

Writer:

Jim Cartwright
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Cast

Credited cast:
Timothy Spall ... Tommy Rag
Michael Begley Michael Begley ... Pete
Katy Cavanagh-Jupe ... Sheila (as Katy Cavanagh)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Caroline Ashley Caroline Ashley ... Uki
Alice Barry Alice Barry ... Lorna
Terry Barry Terry Barry ... Ted
Julie Brown Julie Brown ... Receptionist
James Cartwright ... De Kid
Lorraine Cheshire Lorraine Cheshire ... Hot Pot
Keith Clifford ... Sidney
David Crellin ... Mr. Ron
James Foster James Foster ... Porter
Sandra Gough Sandra Gough ... Spaniard
Marvin Henriques Marvin Henriques ... Tony
Renny Krupinski ... Pockmark
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Pete has recently got a new job as a vacuum cleaner salesman. His mentor is the veteran Tommy, whose methods are rather rude; his sole target is to be the best salesman in his team and to receive the "Golden Hoover". Their temperaments are quite different and the apprentice days turn wilder and wilder. Written by Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org>

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Your next sale may be your last!

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2001 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Att dammsuga helnäck i paradiset See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Goofs

Near the beginning, the chap with the glass eye proudly announces "Look at me, I made it. And I've got a glass eye". Both eyes then swivel to look at Pete, then away, showing us that it is a contact lens. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Rag: Ours is to sell or die.
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Soundtracks

Peace Train
(uncredited)
Written by Cat Stevens
Performed by Dolly Parton
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Boyle finally makes something watchable again.
16 January 2007 | by fedor8See all my reviews

After a string of awful movies - especially "Strumpet" - Boyle does a rather entertaining English-type indie thing which, though visually unappealing and dominated by hand-held camera and other annoying stuff, maintains a certain level of interest. Spall certainly helps affairs, but the David Thewlis look-alike also.

There is a very funny scene where Spall plays a "motivation song" in the car: it is a simple punk song with the lyrics being only "Sell! Sell F***ing Sell! (etc)..." which he then sings to.

It's a solid movie, but no need to get too excited. If you are a fan of "Trainspotting", don't expect that sort of level of entertainment here.


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