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R| 1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
A preacher handcuffs together two squabbling musicians (Luke Treadaway, Natalia Tena) at a music festival where they are scheduled to perform.

Cast: Luke Treadaway , Natalia Tena , Mathew Baynton , Ruta Gedmintas , Alastair Mackenzie , Gavin Mitchell , Jonny Phillips , Kari Corbett

Director: David Mackenzie

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

You Instead (2011)

Release Date: May 11th, 2012|1 hr. 20 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 25
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    The script is as bland as they come. show more

  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's hard to imagine this was his intent, but David Mackenzie's minor romp manages to make being a rock star look like a distinctly unglamorous affair. show more

  • 40
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Director David Mackenzie's film about two rival band members handcuffed to each other takes too long to find its footing. show more

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