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Good and Bad at Games (1983)

Ten years after leaving school, Cox, bullied and constantly humiliated in his schooldays, seeks out his former classmates in order to be revenged.

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Jack Gold

Writer:

William Boyd
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Cast

Credited cast:
Martyn Stanbridge ... Niles
Anton Lesser ... Cox
Laura Davenport Laura Davenport ... Frances
Dominic Jephcott ... Mount
Frederick Alexander Frederick Alexander ... Joyce
Graham Seed ... Harrop
Ewan Stewart ... Colenso
Ceri Jackson Ceri Jackson ... Girl
Philip Goodhew Philip Goodhew ... Tregear
Tristram Wymark Tristram Wymark ... Boy
Rupert Graves ... Guthrie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony Souter ... Steven
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Ten years after leaving school, Cox, bullied and constantly humiliated in his schooldays, seeks out his former classmates in order to be revenged.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1983 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Hyvät ja huonot urheilussa See more »

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The crowd of boys cheering in the rugby scene were from Dr. Challoner's Grammar School, which is close to where it was filmed. See more »

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Written by Eric Clapton and George Harrison
Performed by Cream
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Why isn't it shown?
19 December 2001 | by hugh1971See all my reviews

I remember this film very well, as being a vivid evocation of bullying at school and the effect it can have on the rest of your life...the final climactic scene on the cricket pitch still haunts me today! My one complaint is that this is never shown on TV - it hasn't been on for about 15 years for the best of my knowledge, while many lesser films get an annual outing!


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