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  • 2013
  • UK
  • 93 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: John Hardwick
  • Written by: Jonny Owen
  • Cast: Martin Freeman, Vicky McClure, Michael Socha
  • UK release: 21 March 2014

A couple head for London where one of them dreams of managing a rock band. Based on a cult YouTube series.

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He’s a small-town man with big-time dreams.

Idealistic Dixie (Jonny Owen) and his girlfriend Shell (Vicky McClure) leave their small Welsh hometown for London, where Dixie intends to let nothing stand between him and his dream of being the manager of a big-time rock band. The realities of the music business - and of London rents - would daunt many a lesser man, but not Dixie. Expanded from a YouTube cult series, this is a smart and winning comedy.

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21 Jun 20133 stars

A Britpop comedy that has its faults but succeeds on a sweet and funny performance from Jonny Owen

This good-natured British music industry spoof began life as a series of short YouTube skits, and consequently runs out of steam a good while before its 90 minutes are up. But it is nonetheless a likeable showcase for its writer and star, Welsh comedian…

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