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Best Little Whorehouse in Rochdale (2011)

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After the untimely death of her husband, shy Joan (a part-time cleaner) has to make money fast to keep from losing her home. She asks Fred, her sleazy boss, if she can work more hours - but... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeni Williams Jeni Williams ... Joan (as Jeni Howarth Williams)
Denice Hope Denice Hope ... Mavis
Sophia Hatfield Sophia Hatfield ... Sharon
Caroline Melliar-Smith Caroline Melliar-Smith ... Enid
Jimmy Allen Jimmy Allen ... Officer Foreman
Paul Sockett ... Officer Jackson
Hylton Collins Hylton Collins ... Harry the Head-Ripper
Kirsty Hitchinson ... Elizabeth
Richard Dobson Richard Dobson ... Fred
James Boyland James Boyland ... Adam
Samantha Dawber Samantha Dawber ... Gigi
Richard Howell-Jones Richard Howell-Jones ... Tomkinson
Richard Sails Richard Sails ... Joe
Phil Seymour Phil Seymour ... Frank
Lila Whelan Lila Whelan ... Tara
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After the untimely death of her husband, shy Joan (a part-time cleaner) has to make money fast to keep from losing her home. She asks Fred, her sleazy boss, if she can work more hours - but instead, he takes on sexy air-head, Sharon and fires Joan. Now, she's forced to resort to extreme measures to avoid her home being repossessed. Aided by Sharon, and her two friends/former work-mates (65 year-old eccentric Enid, and desperate Mavis), Joan becomes the Madame of a do-it-yourself co-operative brothel... A brothel with no sex! Written by Ian Vernon

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A co-operative brothel with everything...except sex!

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English

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1 February 2016 (UK) See more »

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Best Little Whorehouse in the North See more »

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England, UK See more »

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£550,000 (estimated)
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Winner of Best Foreign Film at the San Diego Film Festival 2012. See more »

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So Much Fun!
4 April 2016 | by bernice-50611See all my reviews

I bought this film last week and enjoyed it so much that I have watched it twice since. It's rare that there is a film about women doing their own thing and in control of their lives. What makes this movie so unusual is that it is so funny. I have not laughed this much in many many years. I still chuckle when I think of some of the scenes. I checked on IMDb and I cannot believe a man wrote this script. I'm not sure if it was at the cinema. If it was, I guessed I must have missed it which is a shame because I would've loved to see this with a big audience laughing along together. My husband watched it with me the second time around. He laughed more than me and even recommended it to our friends.


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