When Dorothy Stringer High School announces it is to close, all hope seems lost. That is until one of the students finds a flyer on the street offering a reward to anyone who can spend two ... See full summary »
'The Receptionist' is a film based on an illegal massage parlour in London, and follows the lives of the employees and clients as seen through the eyes of a Taiwanese graduate employed as a receptionist.
A has-been actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective series "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be a real person.
'Northern Soul' is the story of a youth culture in the 1970s which changed a generation.It tells the tale of a nightclub based movement which developed in Northern England . The film is an authentic and uplifting account of two young boys whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music. No longer satisfied with the prospect of a small town life and a factory production lin , they dream of going to America to discover super rare records which will help them become the best DJs on the Northern Soul scene. The difficult journey forces the two best friends to confront rivalry, violence and drug abuse as their friendship and loyalties are tested to the limit.Written by
Was originally only meant to be playing in 5 screens across the UK but due to high demand it got a blanket release of over 160 screens See more »
Early in the film (set in 1974) a record by Cameo is seen in the record shop. In 1974, Cameo were called the New York City Players. In 1976, the group changed its name to Cameo after concerns that New York City Players might cause confusion between them and the funk band Ohio Players. See more »
"We dedicate this film to our dear departed friend Fran Franklin, who spent years pouring passion and hard work into this project to make it the film it is now. We will miss you Franny, our soul sister, more than words can say." See more »
The film was a wonderful insight into 1970's working class Britain. Cameo roles from some great British Actors. Ricky Tomlinson, John Thomson, Lisa Stanfield and Alan Partridge himself ( :-) )combined with the vibrancy of the Northern Soul Scene and a great sound track made for a great nights entertainment.... The care taken to get the sense of futility being a teenager in 1970's represented and the hope Northern Soul represented - in this case a trip to the USA and a future was sublime. Also a clever twist on boy meets girl boy loses girl and boy wins girl back meant the plot held its own extremely well.... They were dancing in the aisles during the credits on the way out and a group of teenagers were being taught some moves in the centre of Bristol too by a few oldies who 'were there'....great fun
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