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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Jimmy (Robert Carlyle) is a small-time crook living in Glasgow, Scotland, long since absent from the lives of his ex-wife, Shirley (Shirley Henderson), and 12-year-old daughter, Marlene (Finn Atkins), who live in England's Midlands. One day, Jimmy happens to catch Shirley and Marlene on a TV talk show, where Shirley has rejected the proposal of her boyfriend, Dek (Rhys Ifans). Taking this as a sign, Jimmy up and leaves for the Midlands to win Shirley back.

Cast: Robert Carlyle , Rhys Ifans , Kathy Burke , Shirley Henderson , Ricky Tomlinson , Finn Atkins , Kelly Thresher , Andrew Shim

Director: Shane Meadows

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Once Upon a Time in the Midlands (2002)

Release Date: August 29th, 2003|1 hr. 43 min.

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