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Fanny and Elvis (1999)

Yorkshire writer Kate finds out her biological clock is ticking down the same day that her husband leaves her. To get over the financial crisis this creates she takes in car-dealer Dave. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kerry Fox ... Katherine Fanny 'Kate' Dickson
Ray Winstone ... David Ernest 'Dave' Parker
Ben Daniels ... Andrew
David Morrissey ... Rob
Jennifer Saunders ... Roanna
Colin Salmon ... Alan
Gaynor Faye ... Samantha
William Ash ... Rick
Gareth Tudor Price Gareth Tudor Price ... Doctor Langford
Bridget Forsythe Bridget Forsythe ... Nurse Lynne
Eileen O'Brien Eileen O'Brien ... Midwife
Nicholas Lane Nicholas Lane ... Car Salesman
Richard Moore Richard Moore ... IVF Consultant
Sarah Parks Sarah Parks ... Receptionist
Ron Blass Ron Blass ... Jeweller
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Yorkshire writer Kate finds out her biological clock is ticking down the same day that her husband leaves her. To get over the financial crisis this creates she takes in car-dealer Dave. He's homeless as Kate's husband has moved in with his wife. This leaves the problem of how to get promptly pregnant. Surely not with increasingly interesting Dave. They can't even agree on a baby's name - he thinks Fanny is silly and she finds Elvis, well, inconceivable. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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English

Release Date:

19 November 1999 (UK) See more »

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Fanny & Elvis See more »

Filming Locations:

Epsom, Surrey, England, UK See more »

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Great romantic comedy set in Yorkshire
8 October 1999 | by Foxy-8See all my reviews

This is a story about the relationship between an unlikely couple thrown together when their respective partners embark on an affair. Kerry Fox plays the part of a struggling romantic novelist who has to take in Ray Winstone, who plays a flash, but down on his luck car salesman, as a lodger, to make ends meet when her husband deserts her. The film has some brilliant moments of comedy, and a great supporting cast. Ben Daniels shines in his part as a gay actor who tries to be a matchmaker for Fox. This was much more fun than Notting Hill and had the extra bonus of some good earthy sex scenes!


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