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Author: Peter CattaneoBarnaby ThompsonRonan BennettJames NesbittOlivia WilliamsAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2002]
Series: Widescreen DVD collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen version (16x9)View all editions and formats
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Small-time crook Jimmy Hands fears his luck may have run out. After a botched bank robbery, Jimmy finds himself in prison. But his fortune turns when the warden asks Jimmy to recruit prisoners to act in a musical he's written and plans to stage. Realizing this offers the possibility of a perfect escape route, Jimmy and his cast run the risk of being caught in both the stage's spotlights and the prison's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Cattaneo; Barnaby Thompson; Ronan Bennett; James Nesbitt; Olivia Williams; Timothy Spall; Bill Nighy; Lennie James; Christopher Plummer; Alwin Küchler; David Gamble, (Film editor); Anne Dudley; Ffion Elinor; Max Gottlieb; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Miramax Films.; FilmFour (Firm); Senator Film (Firm); Fragile Films.; Lucky Break (Firm)
ISBN: 0792180046 9780792180043
OCLC Number: 50774187
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles. Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
Special features: theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Alwin Küchler ; editor, David Gamble ; music composer, Anne Dudley ; costume designer, Ffion Elinor ; production designer, Max Gottlieb.
Cast: James Nesbitt, Olivia Williams, Timothy Spall, Bill Nighy, Lennie James, Christopher Plummer.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and some sexual references.
Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround or 2.0.
Series Title: Widescreen DVD collection.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures, Miramax Films and FilmFour present in association with Senator Films ; a Fragile Films-Lucky Break production ; screenplay by Ronan Bennett ; produced by Barnaby Thompson and Peter Cattaneo ; directed by Peter Cattaneo.

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Small-time crook Jimmy Hands fears his luck may have run out. After a botched bank robbery, Jimmy finds himself in prison. But his fortune turns when the warden asks Jimmy to recruit prisoners to act in a musical he's written and plans to stage. Realizing this offers the possibility of a perfect escape route, Jimmy and his cast run the risk of being caught in both the stage's spotlights and the prison's searchlights, and, there's an attractive social worker to look out for.

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