R | | Comedy, Crime
A failed parole officer framed for murder must enlist the help of his former clients to clear his name.
Simon Garden suffers from hypoglycemia. This is a backhanded tribute to Armando Iannucci who worked with Steve Coogan on his Alan Partridge character. The disorder is like a reverse diabetes in which the sufferer has to ingest carbohydrates on a regular basis to ... ...
I saw a man strangle a human being - well, an accountant anyway.
Simon Garden's correct job title would be "probation officer" in England. "Parole officer" is an Americanism, and is probably used for the international market. However, while "parole" is used in the title of the film, "probation" is used throughout the film script.
During the first part of the credits there is footage showing the cast dancing to "Heroes" by David Bowie
$1,235,778 (Europe) (10 August 2001)