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Gregory's Girl


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  Gregory's Girl Review
Tookey's Rating
10 /10
 
Average Rating
7.40 /10
 
Starring
John Gordon Sinclair , Dee Hepburn, Jake D'Arcy
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Directed by: Bill Forsyth (LONDON CRITICS' CIRCLE SPECIAL AWARD)
Written by: Bill Forsyth

 
 
 
Released: 1981
   
Genre: SPORTS
RITES-OF-PASSAGE
ROMANCE
COMEDY
   
Origin: GB
   
Length: 91
 
 


 

An awkward schoolboy adolescent (John Gordon Sinclair, pictured right) becomes comically infatuated with a female football-player (Dee Hepburn. Gets result, but only with late substitutE (Clare Grogan, left).

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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A uniquely charming comedy on an ultra-low budget by Scottish writer-director Bill Forsyth, with a hilarious performance by Sinclair. All about the pain of adolescence, itís cruel and kind, knowing and innocent, realistic but magical at the same time.

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