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Sometimes Always Never (2018)

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A detective fantasy / family drama where a love of words helps a father reconnect with a missing son.

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Carl Hunter
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bill Nighy ... Alan
Sam Riley ... Peter
Alice Lowe ... Sue
Jenny Agutter ... Margaret
Tim McInnerny ... Arthur
John Westley ... Official
Oliver Sindcup Oliver Sindcup ... Young Peter
Louis Healy Louis Healy ... Jack
Ella-Grace Gregoire ... Rachel
Alan Williams ... Desk Officer
Eithne Browne Eithne Browne ... Waitress
Alexei Sayle ... Bill
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Storyline

Alan is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family.

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His son is missing, his family is lost but his dress sense is immaculate.

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Comedy | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2019 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Triple Word Score See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,345,560
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The title refers to the Sometimes, Always, Never Three-Button Rule. When wearing a suit with three buttons a man should sometimes button the top button, depending on the style of the suit, always button the middle button, and never button the bottom button. See more »

Quotes

Alan: [Referring to the buttons of a suit jacket, from top to bottom] What you have to remember about these is: sometimes, always, never.
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Sometimes Always Never
Written by Edwyn Collins and Sean Read
Performed by Edwyn Collins, Sean Read and Chay Heney
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Loved the quirkiness of the film
17 March 2019 | by nmsosSee all my reviews

I loved the movie. Bill Nighy is superb in anything he does, the rest of the cast were wonderful. It was written with humour, wittiness with a hint of sadness.


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