Journalist Fred Flarsky reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field, now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.
June Diane Raphael
Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local ... See full summary »
The film is dedicated to Fisherman's Friends singer Trevor Grills and tour manager Paul McMullen who both died after being hit by a heavy metal door in February 2013 whilst preparing for a concert at music venue G Live in Guildford, Surrey. A message before the end credits says 'For our friends Trevor and Paul'. See more »
When the group goes to London, New Routemasters are visible on the streets; these did not enter service until early 2012, and the film is set in late 2010. See more »
I give you my word.
Good. 'Cause 'round here, a man's word is strong as Cornish oak.
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At the beginning of the end credits - 'For our friends Trevor and Paul'. This refers to Fisherman's Friends singer Trevor Grills and tour manager Paul McMullen who both died following an accident in February 2013 at a concert in Guildford, Surrey. See more »
Great music with a little drama, comedy and romance
A group of music executives from London get stranded in a tiny Cornish fishing port when their holiday yacht fails to arrive. While making the most of it they're exposed to a traditional sailor's shanty. One of them gets left behind to sign up the fishermen to a music contract.
This film of underdog makes good is based on real events. It's a gentle drama punctuated with some great songs. The comedy elements are well done while the romance feels a bit of an afterthought.
Sleepy Cornwall is nicely portrayed against the bustle of London as is its tough living and deeply held traditions. The scenery is nicely shot.
There's a little swearing but otherwise it's safe for children though the pacing may leave them restless. Just sit back and let the airs roll you into gentle bliss.
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