• Publication date: May 28, 2014

Cemetery Junction

Set in 1970’s, Cemetery Junction. The film is a comical account of the many struggles of 3 best friends trying to find their places.

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2010

MBC Max:

June 3, 2014 16:30 (KSA) ~ June 3, 2014 15:30 (CLT)

The movie is set in the 1970’s era in cemetery Junction, a Reading suburb. The film narrative follows the lives of three male best friends, at an important junction of their lives. You know this threshold between boys and man. When you must, find and define your place in this world. Freddie (Christian Cooke) is trying to better his situations, and gets a job in insurance. While Paul/Snork (Jack Doolan) works at a train station, and his only wish is a girlfriend. The third friend, seems the most lost, spending his days drinking and seems well aligned on the tracks laid by his father before him, if he doesn’t ends in jail. A matter of time… Life is changing for them though, slowly but surely.

A funny bittersweet comedy, about people stuck in a hard place in harder times. Co-Written and co-directed, by genius British comedian Ricky Gervais.

 

Starring:

 

  • Christian Cooke as Freddie Taylor
  • Felicity Jones as Julie
  • Tom Hughes as Bruce Pearson
  • Jack Doolan as Paul/Snork
  • Ricky Gervais as Len Taylor
  • Julia Davis as Mrs Taylor
  • Albert Welling as Mr Waring
  • Katy Murphy as Mrs Waring
  • Ralph Fiennes as Mr Kendrick
  • Emily Watson as Mrs Kendrick
  • Burn Gorman as Renwick
  • Matthew Goode as Mike Ramsay
  • Matthew Holness as Bandleader
  • Kirk Yeomans as Voice of Bandleader
  • Steve Speirs as Sgt Wyn Davies
  • Anne Reid as Freddie's Gran

 

Directed by: Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant

Rating: R