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Fisherman’s Friends Rated 12A

Fisherman’s Friends

Dir. Chris Foggin. UK, 2019. 1h 52m. Starring Tuppence Middleton, James Purefoy, Christopher Villiers, Daniel Mays, Noel Clarke, Christian Brassington.

The uplifting true story of a part-time Cornish sea shanty group who are given a shot at the big time after a London music executive takes an unexpected shine to them. A feel-good British comedy brimming with big-hearted performances by a cast including the star of I Daniel Blake, Dave Johns.

‘This gentle, sweet-natured comedy has warmth and a certain X factor of likability.’ Mike McCahill, The Guardian

‘Fisherman's Friends is a formulaic but thoroughly amiable and upbeat British comedy with a flavour of Ealing Studios and The Full Monty about it.’ Geoffrey Macnab, The Independent