Different for Girls Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for Different for Girls the Movie

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Boyish motorcycle dispatch rider Paul Prentice (Graves) nearly gets run over by a London taxi whose passenger Kim Foyle (Mackintosh) seems strangely familiar. Then Paul discovers Kim used to be his boyhood school chum Karl. After a shaky start, the duo discover a genuine attraction but when they get into an argument that leads to a police call and Paul gets thrown in jail, Kim's first instincts are to retreat to her sister's (Reeves) family and back into her quiet life. Director Spence refrains from camping up the situation and some fine performances, especially from the engaging Graves, make this quirky film well worth a watch.

Distribution

Wellspring Media, A Division of Genius Products, Inc., 2230 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90904, Phone: (310)453-1222, Fax: (310)453-0074, URL: http://www.wellspring.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 101 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Gender Bending, London
Screenplay
Tony Merchant
Cast
Rupert Graves, Steven Mackintosh, Miriam Margolyes, Saskia Reeves, Neil Dudgeon, Charlotte Coleman
Cinematography
Sean Van Hales
Director
Richard Spence
Music
Stephen Warbeck
Producer
John Chapman, George Faber, Laura Gregory, BBC Films, X Pictures, First Look Pictures

Awards

Montreal World Film Fest. 1995: Film.

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