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Travellers (2011)

Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set ... See full summary »

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Kris McManus

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shane Sweeney Shane Sweeney ... Chris Hughes
Tom Geoffrey Tom Geoffrey ... Andy Baxtor
Alex Edwards Alex Edwards ... Dan Marsden
Celia Muir Celia Muir ... Lucy Tiernan
Dean S. Jagger ... Martin Tiernan
Chris Manns Chris Manns ... Big Man Barrett (as Chris 'Flatliner' Manns)
Ben Richards ... Jon Woodard
James Privett James Privett ... Aine Tiernan
Kristoffer Robert Kristoffer Robert ... Fay Madigan (as Kris McManus)
Charley Boorman ... Brian Seaborn
Sydnee Howard Sydnee Howard ... Barmaid
Mike Perkis Mike Perkis ... Chief
Rob Frampton Rob Frampton ... Pub Bodybuilder 1 (as Rob 'Stoneman' Frampton)
Glenn Nobes Glenn Nobes ... Pub Bodybuilder 2
Adam Ross King Adam Ross King ... Shane Curran (as Adam King)
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Four friends set out on a motorcycle adventure weekend, clocking up miles in an attempt to outrun their age and urban lifestyles. After bartering with a local land owner for a place to set up camp, they spend the night reminiscing over their wasted youth. The following morning they spot an ominous looking caravan, and decide to investigate. Within minutes, an idiotic prank leads to a series of brutal events and a deadly race for survival. A modern plunge back into the worlds created by movies such as 'Deliverance' and 'Southern Comfort' but with a gritty British twang. Kidnap, murder and a hidden past are just some of the reasons these four adventurers should have stayed at home. An action thriller that will make you question who the villains really are. You cant outrun what's in your blood. Written by Kris McManus and Brian Allen Levine

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It's In The Blood...

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13 January 2011 (UK) See more »

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Gypsy Bloodbath See more »

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Charley Boorman's cameo was not 'Deliverance' inspired as most reviews suggest but down to the requirement of having a known actor in the film and one that brought a comic irony to a character who was a grumpy, biker-hating anti-adventurer - things Charley can't be accused off. See more »

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An Improver
14 January 2011 | by ianharveySee all my reviews

For the first 15 or 20 minutes this looked every inch a no budget, student project. If you were watching it on DVD or TV you might even give up on it. Don't.

The film improves dramatically as it goes on.

It adds tension, better characterisation and a reasonable slice of horror too.

There is a cracking bare knuckle fight scene, something that no film about travellers would seem to be without.

The performances are mixed, but certainly most of the characters are believable, hinting at a depth beyond their on screen actions.

On the balance a film worth watching. Give it a go, but stick with it!


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