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In-Betweeners, The

Title: 
In-Betweeners, The
Year: 
2011
Film Format: 
dvd
Director: 
Palmer, Ben
Language: 
English
Country: 
Britain
Genre: 
Comedy
Actors: 
Blake Harrison,
Actors: 
Emily Head
Actors: 
greg davis
Film Reviews: 

They could have called it British Pie, but this TV sitcom spin-off updates the teen summer holiday formula surprisingly entertainingly, considering it doesn't subvert it one iota. Most of that entertainment value is at the expense of our four naive suburban teen heroes, who embark on a post-sixth form Mediterranean jaunt with impossibly high hopes. "It'll be like shooting clunge in a barrel," one of them delicately puts it, which proves to be far from the case – unless they make good with those four unfeasibly obliging and sympathetic girls they keep running into, but what are the chance of that? The gags come crude, fast and in a language the target audience will understand, and the worst of the humour is offset by some fond observation of British holiday rituals and the witty, preternaturally mature narration of Will (Simon Bird), the glasses-wearing intellectual of the gang. He's like a young David Mitchell trapped in an episode of Ibiza Uncovered.[The Guardian]

Date Arrival: 
15 December 2011

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