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PG| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
White residents react with horror when a Jamaican family moves into their working-class neighborhood in 1960 London. However, 11-year-old David Wiseman (Sam Smith) discovers that he and his new neighbor, Dennis (Delroy Lindo), share a passion for cricket. Later, David's mother (Emily Woof) discovers that she has a passion for Dennis.

Cast: Sam Smith , Delroy Lindo , Emily Woof , Stanley Townsend , Angela Wynter , Leonie Elliott , Naomi Simpson , Jo Stone-Fewings

Director: Paul Morrison

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Palm Pictures

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Release Date: July 21st, 2006|1 hr. 46 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A gentle fable, full of wit and charm. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Good intentions and some nicely playful moments go a long way toward balancing out Paul Morrison's uneven story of British immigrants in the early 1960s. show more

  • 75
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    As lightheartedly as the film plays, Morrison manages to say quite a few serious things about immigration and otherness. show more

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