• 2010
  • UK
  • 1h 37min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Richard Ayoade
  • Cast: Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine, Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Sally Hawkins

A witty, poignant and hugely accomplished British comedy about a 15-year-old schoolboy (Roberts) struggling with a rich fantasy life in a Welsh village in the late 20th century. Debut director Ayoade (star of The IT Crowd) looks set for a glowing career.

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