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    Unique ID Code: 0000043760
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 5/1/2003 09:07
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    Tall Guy, The (UK)

    7 / 10
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    Smart, charming and hilarious
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 88 mins
    Retail Price: £12.99
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    From Richard Curtis, writer of Notting Hill and Four Weddings And A Funeral, The Tall Guy is a sharply funny story punctuated by the likeable comic chemistry of Jeff Goldblum and Emma Thompson. Awkward and out-of-place, Dexter (Goldblum) is a hard-luck American actor struggling to get by on the theatrical stages of London. His dreary personal life, however, gets a much-needed shot in the arm when he meets a pretty nurse (Thompson) during one of his many visits to the local clinic! Together they find love... but when your life is like Dexter`s, it`s hard to know a good thing when you get it! With a scene-stealing performance by Rowan Atkinson and a stellar cast, The Tall Guy is smart, charming and hilarious.

    Special Features:
    Original theatrical trailer

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 German
    Dolby Digital Mono Spanish

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: German
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Mel Smith

    Written By:

    Anna Massey
    Geraldine James
    Emma Thompson
    Rowan Atkinson
    Jeff Goldblum

    Soundtrack By:
    Peter Brewis

    Director of Photography:
    Adrian Biddle

    Dan Rae

    Costume Designer:
    Denise Simmons

    Production Designer:
    Grant Hicks

    Tim Bevan

    Metro Goldwyn Mayer

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    An exceptionally good film that still remains as funny now as when I first had the good fortune to stumble upon this much overlooked gem.
    The main characters are a joy to watch, and with a script full of genuinely original style and wit, the awkward chemistry between Thompson and Goldblum keep the pace of a relatively tired storyline going throughout.
    A movie that shines above Curtis` other offerings and is a must for any fans of his work or indeed anyone who likes good romantic movies.

    Hugely let down by the lack of extras though.
    posted by Rawshark on 25/1/2003 18:07