First screened in October 2014
Director: Matthew Warchus. Cast: Ben Schnetzer, George MacKay, Faye Marsay, Joseph Gilgun, Paddy Considine, Andrew Scott, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Jessica Gunning, Bill Nighy, Freddie Fox, Lisa Palfrey, Menna Trussler, Monica Dolan, Matthew Flynn, Jordan Metcalfe, Chris Overton, Joshua Hill, Karina Fernandez, Jessie Cave, Rhodri Meilir, Liz White, Nia Gwynne, Mary-Anne Dymond, Sophie Evans, Dyfan Dwyfor, Jack Baggs, Johnny Gibbon, Kyle Rees, Bryan Parry, Joseph Wilkins, Laura Matthews, Olwen Medi, Russell Tovey. Screenplay: Stephen Beresford. Twitter Capsule:
An exuberant, pop-colored antidepressant. A pointed call to political action. An ensemble triumph. A hearty tearjerker. Go!
British working-class comedy boilerplate was well-tested twenty years ago. If anything, safe template plays as winning throwback. Lesson about solidarity across difference is urgent and savory.