From the producers of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, comes a rollicking bittersweet comedy about British university life in the 80s. The nostalgic 80s soundtrack features The Cure, Psychedelic Furs and Tears for Fears.It's 1985; Thatcher's in power, The Cure are In Between Days and Marty McFly's trying to get Back To the Future. James McAvoy (Atonement, The Last King of Scotland) is Brian Jackson, a wide-eyed working class kid whose exhaustive grasp of general knowledge leaves him wanting when it comes to women. On his way to achieving his long held ambition to appear on University Challenge, he falls in love with fellow student and team-mate Alice; has his conscience pricked (as well as other things) by rights activist Rebecca; all whilst trying not to become the student w***er that his hometown mates think he'll turn into!Also starring Catherine Tate, Lindsay Duncan, Charles Dance and The League of Gentlemen's Mark Gatiss, based on David Nicholl's best selling novel and playing to a belting 80s soundtrack, Starter For 10 is a bittersweet romantic comedy about loyalty, class, falling in love and the difference between knowledge and wisdom.
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Catherine Tate, James Gaddas, James McAvoy, Mark Gatiss
Drug References, Infrequent Violence, Sexual References