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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Dominic Cooper
James McAvoy
Rebecca Hall

Catherine Tate
Directors
Tom Vaughan
Screenwriters
David Nicholls
Running Time
TBC minutes

Starter For Ten
Very British movie about a young man's determination to get onto University Challenge.


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Starter For Ten

Plot
Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University. When the chance arises, he seizes his opportunity to live his dream of appearing on University Challenge. While romancing a posh girl, of course.


Verdict
Set to join the pantheon of beloved Brit-coms like Four Weddings and Bridget Jones’s Diary — if there’s any justice — this is a true winner, and the smartest comedy you will see this year.


Reviewed by Liz Beardsworth

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