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Sixty Six If you were an asthmatic Jewish kid in North London and your bar mitzvah was scheduled for the day England played West Germany in the World Cup final...Sixty SixDrama, ComedyPT95MPG-13 If you were an asthmatic Jewish kid in North London and your bar mitzvah was scheduled for the day England played West Germany in the World Cup final...2008-08-01First Independent Pictures
Helena Bonham Carter, Sixty Six

(Giles Keyte)

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Sixty Six

Genre: Drama, Comedy; Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Rea; Director: Paul Weiland; Author: Peter Straughan; Release Date Limited: 08/01/2008; Runtime (in minutes): 95; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: First Independent Pictures

If you were an asthmatic Jewish kid in North London and your bar mitzvah was scheduled for the day England played West Germany in the World Cup final in 1966, you might grow up believing you have a comic, if exceedingly slender, autobiographical movie like Sixty Six in you too. But unless you’re a well-connected ad director like Paul Weiland with friends like Richard Curtis to co-write the treatment, it’s unlikely you’d get Helena Bonham Carter to play your Jewish mother, or Stephen Rea as your soulful asthma doctor. B-

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