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Mr Right

  • Film
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

2 out of 5 stars
The murkier depths of our film industry are crammed with those suffering from the belief that because they’ve seen a few films, they’re qualified to make them. The resulting concoctions – which often concern cockney gangsters or modern romance – attempt to weave the filmmakers’ personal experiences into something nearing art. It rarely works.

Admittedly, this gay-themed multi-character romcom from first-timer brother-and-sister team David and Jacqui Morris isn’t quite as disastrous as it could have been – there are some decent one-liners and the occasional keen insight into the dating process. But it’s still hopelessly amateurish, from the blandly overzealous cast culled from TV soaps to the shabby in-your-face shakycam directing and excruciating wannabe-hip soundtrack. Most disastrous is the script, which carries about as much dramatic weight as an episode of ‘Heartbeat’, and expects us to accept its crowd of vapid, self-regarding London media snobs as remotely sympathetic or likeable.
Written by Tom Huddleston

Release Details

  • Rated:15
  • Release date:Friday 27 November 2009
  • Duration:95 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:David Morris, Jacqui Morris
  • Cast:
    • Heather Bleasdale
    • Peter Cooney
    • Luke de Woolfson
    • James Lance
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