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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Steve Evets
Stephanie Bishop
Gerard Kearns
John Henshaw
Eric Cantona
Directors
Ken Loach
Screenwriters
Paul Laverty
Running Time
116 minutes

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Plot
Postman Eric Bishop (Evets) unravels when circumstances force him to make contact with the wife (Bishop) he left 30 years before. He takes solace in the unexpected form of legendary footballer Eric Cantona, who mysteriously appears to offer advice...


Verdict
Play It Again, Eric... Ken Loach perfectly captures the feeling of football and the need for hope. Touching and hilarious — a blinder.


Reviewed by Nev Pierce

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