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A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy). He becomes the ultimate fish out of water as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families (including Tuppence Middleton) who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he’s drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he’s forced to re-evaluate his own integrity and ultimately question what success really means.

Certificate 12

Guardian**** “Corny it may be –but this gentle, sweet-natured comedy has warmth and a certain X factor of likability, helped by big-hearted performances from a cast including Daniel Mays and Tuppence Middleton. It’s inspired by the true story of the Fisherman’s Friends, an all-male a capella folk singing group from Port Isaac in Cornwall who in the noughties became an unexpected hit for their authentic sea shanties.

 

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57B280B9-E709-486D-BE76-D5F09A15E35E

 

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy). He becomes the ultimate fish out of water as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families (including Tuppence Middleton) who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he’s drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he’s forced to re-evaluate his own integrity and ultimately question what success really means.

Certificate 12

Guardian**** “Corny it may be –but this gentle, sweet-natured comedy has warmth and a certain X factor of likability, helped by big-hearted performances from a cast including Daniel Mays and Tuppence Middleton. It’s inspired by the true story of the Fisherman’s Friends, an all-male a capella folk singing group from Port Isaac in Cornwall who in the noughties became an unexpected hit for their authentic sea shanties.

 

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What’s on Where – Wakes Thursday
Day Time Event Location
Thu 4th 6.30pm Children’s Film Night
Mary Poppins Returns
Memorial Hall
Thu 4th 6.30pm film night Parents’ Crèche
also Tapas & Spanish wine for interval
Film at Memorial Hall

Tapas at Legion

Click here to see the Wakes Programme; also look out for event photos and reports here on the Blog.

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June Parwich Film Show

A very special showing this month:  The BAFTA award winning Best short film about our local Ashbourne beef farmer, Jay Wilde, who struggled with sending his cattle to slaughter.  Jay and his partner will be on hand afterwards to answer any questions.

fILM LARGE POSTER

https://vimeo.com/266870594

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYb-wkehT1g

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A very special showing this month:  The BAFTA award winning Best short film about our local Ashbourne beef farmer, Jay Wilde, who struggled with sending his cattle to slaughter.  Jay and his partner will be on hand afterwards to answer any questions.

fILM LARGE POSTER

https://vimeo.com/266870594

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYb-wkehT1g

(more…)

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A very special showing this month:  The BAFTA award winning Best short film about our local Ashbourne beef farmer, Jay Wilde, who struggled with sending his cattle to slaughter.  Jay and his partner will be on hand afterwards to answer any questions.

fILM LARGE POSTER

https://vimeo.com/266870594

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYb-wkehT1g

(more…)

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