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Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis (1997)

Marla Darland is blessed with the voice of an angel, a singing legend. But when her agent, Marty Starr, finds his agency in trouble, he concocts a sinister plot to bring up her record sales... See full summary »

Director:

John Henderson

Writers:

Joanne Reay (original idea), Craig Strachan (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Daniel Abineri ... Bruce
Danny Aiello ... Mr. Rathbone
Justin Avoth Justin Avoth ... Ponytail Man
Nick Bartlett ... Roadie #2
Caspar Berry Caspar Berry ... Young Man
Ross Boatman Ross Boatman ... Rock Star
Anna Brecon Anna Brecon ... Reporter
Philip Martin Brown ... Inspector Furse
Stuart Bunge Stuart Bunge ... Aspirant
Nick Burnell Nick Burnell ... Maitre D'
Hamish Clark ... John
Jonathan Copestake Jonathan Copestake ... Roadie #3
Joanne Farrell ... Kirsty (as Jo Farrell)
Mem Ferda ... Mr. S Bon
Nick Fletcher ... Reporter
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Storyline

Marla Darland is blessed with the voice of an angel, a singing legend. But when her agent, Marty Starr, finds his agency in trouble, he concocts a sinister plot to bring up her record sales. Amazed at the posthumous record sales of Elvis and Jimi Hendrix, Marty becomes determined to arrange a similar fate for Marla, staging the perfect tragic demise. But he didn't count on Marla not being quite ready to go. Written by ANONYMOUS

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Marty's about to make a killing in the music business

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1998 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Bring mir den Kopf von Mavis Davis See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

References Top of the Pops (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Dance
Written by Chris Rea
Performed by Chris Rea
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Rik Mayall AND Jane Horrocks!!
26 March 1999 | by orwellesSee all my reviews

I do not understand why this move was slammed critically. Great premise and great cast. Very funny movie. A must for all anglophiles. Highly recommended.


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