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On a Clear Day

PG-13| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
After losing his job at a Glasgow shipyard, 50-year-old Frank (Peter Mullan) has few prospects and little hope. A casual remark by a buddy (Billy Boyd) inspires him to find a new purpose: to swim the English Channel. Accompanied by his closest friends, Frank sets forth on a training regimen that will help him achieve his goal.

Cast: Peter Mullan , Brenda Blethyn , Sean McGinley , Jamie Sives , Billy Boyd , Ron Cook , Jodhi May , Benedict Wong

Director: Gaby Dellal

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Focus Features

On a Clear Day (2005)

Release Date: April 7th, 2006|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • It's a first feature film for both screenwriter Alex Rose and director Gaby Dellal, and their inexperience shows in Frank's underdeveloped relationships with family and friends and in the movie's sluggish pacing. show more

  • When a feelgood formula is fleshed out artfully, going along with it can feel very good indeed. show more

  • Just as surely as the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, this domestic comedy follows a direct path through every crisis, every resolution and every sentimental heartbeat laid out in the script. show more

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