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Rag Tale (2005)

A romance that plays out in the splashy, sensational world of British tabloids.

Director:

Mary McGuckian

Writers:

Mary McGuckian (script), Jennifer Jason Leigh (devised in collaboration with) | 11 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rupert Graves ... Editor - The Rag, Eddy Somerset Taylor
Jennifer Jason Leigh ... Deputy Editor - The Rag, Mary Josephine (MJ) Morton
Lucy Davis ... Editor's PA - The Rag, Debbs
John Sessions ... Political Editor - The Rag, Felix Miles Sty
Bill Paterson ... News Editor - The Rag, Tulloch (Lucky) Lloyd
Sara Stockbridge ... Fashion Editor - The Rag, Sally May Ponsonby
Cal MacAninch ... Sports Editor - The Rag, Paul (Mac) MacAvoy
David Hayman ... Picture Editor - The Rag, Geoff (P3) Randal
Simon Callow ... Features Editor - The Rag, Cormac (Fat Boy) Rourke
Malcolm McDowell ... Chairman - Global Media Inc, Richard (The Chief) Morton
Kerry Fox ... Editor - The Press, Peach James Taylor
Ian Hart ... Photographer, Morph
Tom Leick ... Peach's Secretary
Thomas Sanne Thomas Sanne ... Royal Advisor 1
Julian Nest ... Royal Advisor 2
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A romance that plays out in the splashy, sensational world of British tabloids.

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Get a handle on the scandal.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Drama

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Produced by Nicky Shaw (as Misschief)
Performed by Nicky Shaw (as Misschief) featuring Robyn Sykes
Written by Nicky Shaw/Joleen Belle/Rob Sykes
Vocal Production Joleen Belle
Published by Signia Songs Limited
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd
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Unwatchable travesty
25 September 2006 | by ScudpipesSee all my reviews

This had to be turned off after about 15 minutes. It is easily the worst shot thing ever. If you want a masterclass in generation tension without moving the camera, check out The Collingswood Story. If you want a masterclass in HOW NOT TO MAKE A FILM, watch this sh*t. Rupert Graves is pathetic as some sort of Pier Morgan character - about as intimidating as a dead moth. Truly poor, feeble effort. The director should be shot, and so should everyone else involved for not telling her this was a bad style to adopt. I purchased this dung from Blockbutser for 1.99. It wasn't worth 0.01p. You want to see this sort of thing done well - improvised script, floating camera, and so on - see Festival or One for the Road. This joins Confetti in the 'bin' list. Get lost, the lot of you


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Country:

UK | Luxembourg

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Escándalo en la redacción See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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