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Sixty Six (2006)

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A boy's barmitzvah looks set to be a disaster when it coincides with the 1966 World Cup Final.

Director:

Paul Weiland

Writers:

Peter Straughan (screenplay), Bridget O'Connor (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Clark Charlie Clark ... Boy with Caliper
Nick Shirm Nick Shirm ... Michael Hempel
Thomas Drewson Thomas Drewson ... Terry Shivers
Gregg Sulkin ... Bernie Reubens
Matt Bardock Matt Bardock ... Mr. Grieg
Alex Black Alex Black ... Linton
Cameron Crighton Cameron Crighton ... Captain
Catherine Tate ... Aunt Lila
Peter Serafinowicz ... Uncle Jimmy / Mr Rubens Snr / Football Commentary
Helena Bonham Carter ... Esther Rubens
Eddie Marsan ... Manny Rubens
Francine Simmons Francine Simmons ... Lady at Door
Martin Savage Martin Savage ... Senior Doctor
Ony Uhiara Ony Uhiara ... Nurse
Charles Ferber Charles Ferber ... Student Doctor
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Storyline

A boy's barmitzvah looks set to be a disaster when it coincides with the 1966 World Cup Final.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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the makers of FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL would like to invite you to a bar mitzvah. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, some sexual content and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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Goofs

When the family is on holiday in Brighton you can clearly see the rides on Brighton Pier including 'Ranger' and 'Turbo Coaster', these rides were not introduced until the early-mid 1990's. See more »

Connections

References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Downtown
Written by Tony Hatch (uncredited)
Performed by The Tony Hatch Sound
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Release date in the US!
14 July 2008 | by fipoutreach1See all my reviews

The movie is coming out in the US in 2 weeks!!! go to 66thefilm.com for more info!!! It's a must see! There is a release in New York and LA and the movie is appearing in tons of Jewish Film Festivals all around the country. People, we can't let this film fail! Anyone have contact with a large group of people or would like to help get the word out let us at First Independent Pictures. We really believe in this film and know everyone will love it. Independent films need consumers to appreciate and watch them. The film:

Sixty Six is the quirky coming of age story of Bernie, a young boy seeking to overcome the awkwardness of pre-adolescence by having the perfect Bar Mitzvah. Bernie's quest for the perfect entry into manhood becomes threatened by his father's economic troubles and the UK World Cup series of 1966 during which underdog Britain beat Germany. With the entire country consumed by the game and the family overwhelmed by a string of bad luck, Bernie's plans for his big day continue to diminish in significance, until Bernie takes matters into his own hands and...with an ending that you'll just have to experience yourself.

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Country:

France | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

66 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,359, 3 August 2008

Gross USA:

$224,614

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,930,133
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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