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Looking for Eric

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Looking for Eric

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
116 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/14/10
performer:
Eric Cantona, Steve Evets
director:
Ken Loach
author:
Paul Laverty
genre:
Drama, Comedy

We gave it a C-

STARRING Steve Evets, Eric Cantona
WRITTEN BY Paul Laverty
DIRECTED BY Ken Loach

Gritty social realist Ken Loach goes for laughs and soccer in this fanatic football film. When Eric Bishop’s life appears to have hit rock bottom – his wife has left him, his son is feared to be lost to a bunch of gangsters – he turns to his love of soccer. Through visits from his favorite player, Eric Cantona, which may only exist in his own head, things begin to turn around. The ultimate fanboy film, making it seem okay to be obsessed with athletes, at the chance that they might one day visit you in your dreams

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