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England Is Mine (2017)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Music | 25 August 2017 (USA)
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A portrait of Morrissey and his early life in 1970s Manchester before he went on to become the lead singer of seminal alternative rock band The Smiths.

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Mark Gill
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jodie Comer ... Christine
Jessica Brown Findlay ... Linder Sterling
Jack Lowden ... Steven Patrick Morrissey
Peter McDonald ... Peter Morrissey
Simone Kirby ... Elizabeth Morrissey
Laurie Kynaston ... Johnny Marr
Graeme Hawley ... Mr. Leonard
Finney Cassidy ... Darren
Adam Lawrence ... Billy Duffy
Katherine Pearce Katherine Pearce ... Anji Hardie
Nicola-Jayne Wells Nicola-Jayne Wells ... Rock Chick
John Dewsbury John Dewsbury ... Bloke at bus stop
Vivienne Bell Vivienne Bell ... Jackie Morissey
Joseph Carter Joseph Carter ... Gary
Marc Graham Marc Graham ... Gordon
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Storyline

Manchester, 1976. Stephen Patrick Morrissey is unemployed and depressed. He eventually finds work but it doesn't interest him. His only interest appears to be writing down his observations on life and people in a journal. We see his life over the next six years and how this period would have a bearing on his later life for, in 1982, he was to form The Smiths, one of the most influential bands of the 80s. Written by grantss

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On Becoming Morrissey

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Biography | Drama | Music

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Steven See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$366,802
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Honlodge Productions See more »
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Color

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2.39:1
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Trivia

The title is taken from the lyric "I decree today that life is simply taking and not giving, England is mine, it owes me a living" from the song "Still Ill", which was never a UK Top 75 chart hit but featured on the 1984 debut album by The Smiths. See more »

Quotes

Linder Sterling: You do know there is more to life than dark satanic mills.
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Lonely Planet Boy
Written by David Johansen
Performed by New York Dolls
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A Wikipedia Page in Film
12 January 2018 | by simon-75049See all my reviews

What a disappointing pile of garbage. This film could have been so much more but all it did was take a few key events from wikipedia and make a movie. "If you have five seconds to spare, then I'll tell you the story of my life / Sixteen, clumsy and shy / That's the story of my life." The film was Clumsy in the making, shy in the facts and was a waste of more than 5 seconds of my life.


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