Looking For Eric

  • 3 stars
  • 2009
  • UK
  • 2h 26min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Ken Loach
  • Written by: Paul Laverty
  • Cast: Eric Cantona, Steve Evets, Lucy-Jo Hudson, Matthew McNulty, Gerard Kearns, Stephanie Bishop, John Henshaw, Stefan Gumbs

Shot without frills, this sentimental, feel good comedy is much less conspicuously political than Loach's previous films. It centres upon protagonist Eric Bishop (Evets), a middle-aged Mancunian postman, who is prone to panic attacks. Gazing up one night over a spliff at a bedroom poster of Cantona, Eric is amazed to see…

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