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Walking on Sunshine (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 27 June 2014 (UK)
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Set to the music of popular hit songs from the 1980s. A beautiful coastal village, present day Italy. After a whirlwind romance, Maddie is preparing to marry gorgeous Italian Raf, and has ... See full summary »


Max Giwa (as Max & Dania), Dania Pasquini (as Max & Dania)





Credited cast:
Greg Wise ... Doug
Annabel Scholey Annabel Scholey ... Maddie
Hannah Arterton ... Taylor
Susan Fordham ... Holiday Maker
Giulio Berruti ... Raf
Leona Lewis ... Elena
Katy Brand ... Lil
Anabel Kutay ... Air Hostess
Adrian Derrick-Palmer ... Airport Dancer (as Adrian Palmer)
Danny Kirrane ... Mikey
Amy Clare Beales ... Holiday Rep
Rai Quartley ... Air Hostess and Dance Captain
Michael Chapman ... Holiday Maker
Adrian Quinton Adrian Quinton ... Dancer
Joelle Koissi ... Airport Customer


Set to the music of popular hit songs from the 1980s. A beautiful coastal village, present day Italy. After a whirlwind romance, Maddie is preparing to marry gorgeous Italian Raf, and has invited her sister Taylor to the wedding. Unbeknownst to Maddie, however, Raf is Taylor's ex-holiday flame, and the love of her life... By: Vertigo Films Written by Vertigo Films

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Two sisters, a wedding to remember, one boy. See more »


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UK | USA | Italy


English | Italian

Release Date:

27 June 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Holiday! See more »

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Production Co:

Vertigo Films, IM Global See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


There is no tomato festival celebrated in Plugia. Instead, it is celebrated in the town of Buñol, in Spain, and it is called La Tomatina See more »


The scene after the tomato festival where Taylor and Raf go wash at the beach probably wouldn't show the sun setting on the sea. It's debatable, since the closest shoreline to their location in Apulia is 20 miles north-west, where the sun would always rise over the sea. Though if they traveled 80 miles south-west to the Gulf of Taranto they would be facing the other direction. Since the tomato festival isn't given an exact location is hard to say. See more »


Maddie: All my life I've gone from wrong guy to wrong guy and now, finally, to have found a guy who's right... who's kind and decent and... beautiful inside and out. Because... you are the right guy. But it's not right. Not for me. I came here to find myself and I found you. This is the same thing I always do: running off into the arms of a man and losing myself. Er... it's incredible to me that someone as amazing as you want to marry me. How could I not get caught up in that? The big church wedding, ...
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Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
Written by George Michael
Performed by Leona Lewis, Danny Kirrane, Katy Brand, Hannah Arterton, Annabel Scholey, Giulio Maria Corso, Greg Wise and Giulio Berruti
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Semi-enjoyable summer flick

The familiar story of a British girl going on a holiday in the Mediterranean and getting involved with a local boy. Once the summer's over so is the romance.

Three years later her sister is to marry that boy, so what is she to do?

The story unfolds in the background of beautiful seaside, nice old buildings and of course lots of songs from the 1980's. One needs not read too much into the story as there are few issues, especially with the ease which the main characters use the word 'love' as well as the speed at which they are prepared to marry...or not!

Ultimately, this is nothing more than a summer flick and will provide for a fairly pleasant 90 minutes.

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