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Added on: 22/3/2002 07:05
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Mike Bassett: England Manager (UK)

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He Knows F.A. About Football
Certificate: 15
Running Time: 89 mins
Retail Price: £19.99
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Mike Bassett is brought in as the England Manager at short notice after the current manager suffers a heart attack. After two bad games England qualify for the finals in Brazil. Bad publicity surrounds the team and the Manager leaving Bassett appealing to the fans and press to support the players...

"The best British film since Bridget Jones" - Movie Chart Show

"Packed with laughs from end to end... A Winner" - The People

Special Features:
Director`s commentary
Deleted scenes
Alternate ending

Video Tracks:
Widescreen Letterbox 1.85:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital 5.1 English

Directed By:
Steve Barron

Written By:

Martin Bashir
Phill Jupitus
Philip Jackson
Amanda Redman
Bradley Walsh
Ricky Tomlinson

Casting By:
Nina Gold

Soundtrack By:
Mark Neary
Duncan Mackay
Antony Genn

Director of Photography:
Mike Eley

Colin Green

Costume Designer:
Siobhan Barron

Production Designer:
John Reid

Rob Sprackling
John R. Smith
J.N.R. Smith
Neil Peplow
Miara Martell
Steve Barron

Executive Producer:
Luc Roeg
Robert Jones
Robert Halmi Sr.
Nigel Green
Charles Finch

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8 / 10
What can I say, a humerous, with probably one rip roaringly funny scene (Bath, Bubbles ... well you get the jist) , parody, except is it a parody......

If you`re a football fan you will see so much reflection of life it`s amazing - from the players, most of who you can point out a real life counterpart, the emphisis on tactics, the drama on the pitch, the half time team talks .....

Some of the humour is subtle, but it just feels so true to life.

One problem with the disk, it`s not anamorphic. Companies should be shot for producing non anamorphic widescreen disks.
posted by Tubs74 on 5/5/2002 17:54