Movies: Son of Rambow
Son of Rambow
It all begins in 1980s Britain, when young Will Proudfoot, raised in isolation among The Brethren, a puritanical religious sect in which music and TV are strictly forbidden, encounters something beyond his wildest fantasies: a pirated copy of "Rambo: First Blood." His virgin viewing of the iconic thriller blows his mind--and rapidly expanding imagination--wide open. Now, Will sets out to join forces with the seemingly diabolical school bully, Lee Carter, to make their own action epic, devising wildly creative, on-the-fly stunts, not to mention equally elaborate schemes for creating a movie of total commitment and non-stop thrills while hiding out from The Brethren. But when school popularity finally descends on Will and Lee in the form of the super-cool French exchange student, Didier Revol, their remarkable new friendship and precious film are pushed, quite literally, to the breaking point. Rated PG-13 for some violence and reckless behavior.
Cast: Jessica Stevenson, Bill Milner, Will Poulter, Jules Sitruk, Neil Dudgeon
Produced by: Garth Jennings, Nick Goldsmith
Directed by: Garth Jennings
Written by: Garth Jennings
Running time: 1hr 36min
Opens: May 02, 2008 Limited
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