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Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.
Final film of Pete Postlethwaite. It was originally planned that Postlethwaite would have a larger role, but when director Nick Hamm saw how ill he was, he wrote him "a new role that allowed them to film around [his] physical needs and abilities... a very funny, ridiculous ... ...
A word to the wise from an old man before you go. Remember only this: the measure of a man is what's left when fame falls away... oh, and another thing: get as much sex as you can!
When Neil & Ivan first arrive in London it is the early 1980's yet a taxi can be seen being driven on the other side of the road with the registration plate "L" which was not issued until 1993.
£112,206 (UK) (3 April 2011)
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