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The Laughing King (2016)

A young man arrives in Blackpool, the seaside town of his childhood. Unable to reconcile the happy memories of his past with the bleak reality of the present - he determines to end his life... See full summary »

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A young man arrives in Blackpool, the seaside town of his childhood. Unable to reconcile the happy memories of his past with the bleak reality of the present - he determines to end his life. But can a chance encounter with a girl also in trouble be enough to pull him back from the brink of suicide and give him hope for the future.

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Colin Morgan and Kerrie Hayes have worked together again in the TV series 'The Living and the Dead'. They played Nathan Appleby and Gwen Pearce respectively. See more »

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Wonderfully made little film with an important message.
1 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

A beautiful piece of film making. Lush cinematography, AMAZING soundscape. Despite having very little dialogue, Colin Morgan's portrayal of a suicidal young man is heartbreaking and gut-wrenchingly realistic. Kudos to everyone involved in making this little masterpiece.


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