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Magpie (2013)

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A negligent father makes an unwelcome appearance at his 9-year-old son's funeral and steals the coffin.

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Marc Price

Writer:

Marc Price
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Cast

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Daisy Aitkens ... Emily
Craig Russell ... Tony
Phil Deguara Phil Deguara ... Phil
Alastair Kirton Alastair Kirton ... Craig
Les Kenny-Green Les Kenny-Green ... Dougie
Carina Wan Carina Wan ... Jenson
Richard Corgan ... Chris Bryant
Veronica Aitkens Veronica Aitkens ... Emily's Mum
David Day David Day ... Uncle Fester
Mick Robinson Mick Robinson ... Angry Funeral Guest
Alicia Gray Alicia Gray ... Emily's Sister
Vanessa Everts Vanessa Everts ... Funeral Guest
John Hendren John Hendren ... Funeral Guest
Shaun Collins Shaun Collins ... Funeral Guest
James Groom ... Robber 1
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Magpie is a British independent film about an absent young father who returns to town in order to attend his 9 year old son's funeral. His glaring failure as a parent makes his presence an unwelcome one, especially with the boy's mother who struggles with her loss and the lack control she has over the funeral arrangements. After drunkenly stealing the coffin both parents find themselves on the road with two friends. What follows is a journey with no destination... just a desperate desire not to return. Written by Nowhere Fast Productions

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Coffin See more »

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Tokyo Blues
Written by Adam McNab
Performed by Le Cassette
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Marc Price at it again!
12 January 2018 | by colinthemagpieSee all my reviews

Marc Price known for crating very cheap movies, his claim to fame being 'Colin' a zombie movie made apparently on just £40?

Well he we have it again although better this attempt, a cheap no thrills production with an interesting concept let down by average cinematography with a mixed bag cast.

An improvement from his last film which is quite charming in sections I feel with more experience and budget this director/producer could eventually go places.

5/10 Average for the most part but I can see a faint promise.

Keep at it just stop shaking the camera so much.


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