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Under Milk Wood (2015)

Residents of a fictional Welsh community share stories and poems of their life in their seaside town.

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Kevin Allen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rhys Ifans ... Captain Cat
Bradley Freegard ... Sinbad Sailors
Steffan Rhodri Steffan Rhodri ... Mog Edwards
Aneirin Hughes Aneirin Hughes ... Organ Morgan
Charlotte Church ... Polly Garter
Julian Lewis Jones ... 2nd Drowned
Sara Sugarman Sara Sugarman ... 1st Neighbour
Llyr Ifans Llyr Ifans ... Nogood Boyo
Nia Roberts Nia Roberts ... Myfanwy Price
Sara Lloyd-Gregory ... Gossamer Beynon (as Sara Lloyd Gregory)
Lisa Palfrey ... Mrs. Dai Bread 1
Di Botcher ... Mrs. Dai Bread 2
Rhodri Meilir Rhodri Meilir ... Mr. Ogmore
Sharon Morgan ... Mary Ann Sailors
Helen Griffin ... Mrs. Willy Nilly
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Residents of a fictional Welsh community share stories and poems of their life in their seaside town.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Welsh

Release Date:

30 October 2015 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Under Milkwood See more »

Filming Locations:

Solva, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK

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Budget:

$2,400,000 (estimated)
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Sianel 4 Cymru (S4C) See more »
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The film was selected as the British entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated. See more »

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Pretty, absurd, ultimately pointless
23 October 2015 | by andydavisSee all my reviews

I wouldn't say I was into blockbusters. I would consider myself quite an arty and cultured movie watcher. However, I really could not see the point of this poetry-fuelled romp through a post-war Welsh village. If I had to compliment anything, it would be the cinematography. But that cannot make up for the fact that the film is borderline unwatchable and thoroughly tedious. Though it seems well crafted, and clearly a lot of work has gone into making the film look pretty, I felt that all that had been achieved was a gilding of the jerry-pot.

In the end, this film will prove of great value to scientists looking to explore the effects of narcolepsy and are short of subjects. I found it to be turgid, frustrating, unfathomable, pretentious and distinctly soporific.


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