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  • 2011
  • UK
  • 15
  • Directed by: David MacKenzie
  • Written by: Thomas Leveritt
  • Cast: Luke Treadaway, Natalia Tena, Sophie Wu, Mathew Baynton, Gavin Mitchell, Alastair MacKenzie, Ruta Gedmintas, Kari Corbett

A breathless story of mismatched love, as two rival rock stars are accidentally handcuffed together at T in the Park festival (where the whole thing was filmed onsite over two days at the 2010 edition). Moments of inspiration and a certain scruffy charm are marred by awful dialogue and jarring plot contrivances.

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19 Aug 20113 stars

Poor dialogue lets down an otherwise whimsical love story

(15) 80min This breathless mismatched love story, filmed entirely over two days at T in the Park 2010, is the first of two new Scottish films from David Mackenzie (Young Adam, Hallam Foe), the second being next month’s Glasgow-set sci-fi Perfect…

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