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Morris: A Life with Bells On (2009)

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The film follows the fortunes of an avant garde Morris team in their struggle to evolve Morris Dancing.

Director:

Lucy Akhurst

Writer:

Tom Oldham
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lucy Akhurst ... Skye
Brodie Bass Brodie Bass ... Ty Petrovic
Andy Black Andy Black ... Lydiard Spurling
John Boswall ... Mr. Staveley
Jasper Britton Jasper Britton ... Will Frosser
Ben Bela Böhm ... Eduardo
Thomas Coombes ... Moss Side Morris Dancer
Adam Ewan ... Boothby Pagnell
Gary Fannin ... Michael da Silva
Naomie Harris ... Sonja
Ian Hart ... Endeavour
Derek Jacobi ... Quentin Neely
Corinne Kempa Corinne Kempa ... News Anchor
Zena Khan Zena Khan ... American Lady
Andrew Kinsler ... Brazilian Morris Dancer
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The film follows the fortunes of an avant garde Morris team in their struggle to evolve Morris Dancing.

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morris dance | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Grab life by the bells!

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Comedy

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2009 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Twist Films See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Orange County Morris, as seen in the film, is a fictional side. There aren't any morris sides in Orange county, though Los Angeles county has two: Rising Phoenix Morris (Cotswold) from Santa Monica, and Wildwood Morris (Border) from Long Beach. See more »

Goofs

Sonia says that the politician she's going to work for will be running for President "in two years' time." That's a Brit-ism; an American would say "in two years." See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Turn back
Written by Vanesa Lorena Tate (as Vanesa Lorena Tate)
Performed by Vanesa Lorena Tate (as Vanesa Lorena Tate)
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funny movie
25 May 2009 | by spkrookSee all my reviews

Great movie, hilarious,especially if you are an Anglophile. The actors do great characterizations. The scenes are well shot, especially those depicting California. The movie was well accepted by the Morris dance and folk-dance community at the Seattle Folklife festival and the Seattle International Film Festival. We need to see more Morris dancing like that done by the OCM. If you enjoy folk dance you must see this film. If you enjoy England you must see this film. If you enjoy laughing you must see this film.This film is a mocumentery in the tradition of This Is SpinalTap, and A Mighty Wind. This is all filler, the movie was shot in the wettest summer in england, on a low budget. The film makers did wonders in poor conditions and with little to work with.


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