Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law abiding, retired couple, Arthur and Martha Goode into a life of crime. ...
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Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law abiding, retired couple, Arthur and Martha Goode into a life of crime. Refusing to take the loss of their pensions lying down and to fade away into their declining years, our characters decide to fight back. They decide to take back what was theirs in the first place. They decide to start robbing banks.Written by
Most of the locations and especially the banks names are fictitious, asides from Henleaze, which is a genuine borough in North Bristol. The Ardagh Bowling Club, also in Henleaze is also genuine. The estate agent incorrectly refers to the club being on Coldharbour Road, it is on a road that runs onto that one called Kellaway Avenue. See more »
During their first robbery together, Arthur and Martha take a red tartan shopping trolly into the bank. They fill the trolly with the money and leave with it. When the bank employee bumps into them round the corner, the trolly has changed to a different colour and pattern. See more »
They make take our lives, but they will never take our pensions.
They've already taken our pensions
They may take our pensions, but they will never take our lives.
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Fun movie. Escapist. If you're looking for gritty crime drama, move on. But if you're looking for charming characters, good performances, and a feel good movie where the real bad guys get what's coming to them, then you will enjoy this little gem.
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