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I'll Be There (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 1 August 2003 (USA)
An off-beat comedy about a former 80s pop star (Craig Ferguson) whose downward spiral is halted when he discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), the product of a weekend love affair.

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Craig Ferguson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Ferguson ... Paul Kerr
Charlotte Church ... Olivia Edmonds
Jemma Redgrave ... Rebecca Edmonds
Stephen Noonan Stephen Noonan ... Gordano (as Steve Noonan)
Ralph Brown ... Digger
Ian McNeice ... Graham
Imelda Staunton ... Dr. Bridget
Anthony Head ... Sam Gervasi (as Anthony Stewart Head)
Joss Ackland ... Evil Edmonds - The BeeLzeeBOPS
Joseph Alessi Joseph Alessi ... Enzo
Ravi Aujla Ravi Aujla ... Dr. Nahar
Marion Bailey ... Mary
Dominic Cooper ... Boyfriend
Poppy Elliott ... Girlfriend
Danny Webb ... Denny Wise
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Storyline

A washed-up 80's pop star suddenly has a new direction in life when he discovers that he has a teenage daughter, Olivia, in Cardiff, Wales. The result of a weekend affair he had back at the height of his fame produced Olivia, a newspaper delivery girl for the South Wales Echo. He arrives in the small Welsh town, unsettling the life of his ex-lover while inspiring his newfound daughter to follow in his footsteps with a musical career of her own, against the wishes of her mother. Written by Anonymous

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Olivia just met the perfect man for her Mom... Her Dad. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for drug references, some sexual humor/nudity and brief language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Warner Bros. [UK]

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character who offers Paul Kerr his sobriety chip at the AA meeting reoccurs in the bar scene and was played by the Boom Operator, 'Arthur Turner (I)' See more »

Quotes

Paul Kerr: [to the man who keeps playing the same note on the piano as he's added a second note] Ok, that's better, but it's still crap. You see, the piano is capable of producing music of atmospheric and incandescent beauty. You, my friend, are turning it into an instrument of unspeakable torture.
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Connections

References Letter to Brezhnev (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Summertime
Written by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward (as Dubose) and Dorothy Heyward
Performed by Charlotte Church
Produced and Arranged by Walter Afanasieff
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
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incredible.
18 January 2004 | by superpapaSee all my reviews

It was by pure coincidence that I saw this movie. When I heard that the movie flopped, I was very surprised. I considered it to be funny, entertaining and with great music. One of the best movies I saw in 2003, only to be beat by Amelie.


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