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A 12-year-old Jewish boy teetering on the cusp of manhood finds his eagerly anticipated Bar Mitzvah threatened by a lethal combination of World Cup fever, the loss of the family business, and the shenanigans of a mischievous elder sibling in a coming-of-age comedy directed by Paul Weiland and starring Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Rea, and Gregg Sulkin. The year is 1966, and Bernie Rubens (Sulkin) is about to become a man. As the date of his Bar Mitzvah draws nearer, however, it seems like the stars have aligned to prevent it from being the blow-out bash he has always dreamt of. Not only is his wayward older brother drawing away all the attention in the family, but his father's business is slowly going down the drain as well. To make matters worse, England has finally fought their way to the World Cup Final, and the big game is scheduled for the very same day as Bernie's Bar Mitzvah. Will Bernie's friends and family be able to resist World Cup fever and make it to the celebration he has gleefully anticipated his entire childhood, or will the mania that has overtaken all of England pull a red card on the day that was supposed to be a clean-shot goal? ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:August 1, 2008

Cast

Gregg Sulkin
as Bernie Rubens
Helena Bonham Carter
as Esther Rubens
Eddie Marsan
as Manny Rubens
Catherine Tate
as Aunty Lila
Peter Serafinowicz
as Uncle Jimmy
Ben Newton
as Alvie Rubens
Stephen Rea
as Dr. Barrie
Geraldine Somerville
as Alice Barrie
Richard Katz
as Rabbi Linov
Peter Serafinowicz
as Mr. Rubens Sr.
Peter Serafinowicz
as World Cup Commentator
Thomas Drewson
as Terry Shivers
Matt Bardock
as Mr. Grieg
Alex Black
as Linton
Cameron Crighton
as Captain
Martin Savage
as Doctor
Ony Uhiara
as Nurse
Charles Ferber
as Student Doctor
Vincenzo Nicoli
as Leo
Jason Watkins
as Mr. Spender
Stephen Greif
as Uncle Harry

Crew

Paul Weiland
Director
Tim Bevan
Producer
Eric Fellner
Producer
Elizabeth Karlsen
Producer
Paul Weiland
Screen Story
Peter Straughan
Screenwriter
Bridget O'Connor
Screenwriter
Dan Landin
Cinematographer
Nick Angel
Musical Direction/Supervision
Joby Talbot
Musical Arrangement
Joby Talbot
Composer (Music Score)
Richard Chester
Musical Arrangement
Paul Tothill
Editor
Michael Howells
Production Designer
Lynne Huitson
Art Director
Natascha Wharton
Executive Producer
Richard Curtis
Executive Producer
Jille Azis
Set Decorator
Rebecca Hale
Costume Designer
Simon Hayes
Sound/Sound Designer
Konrad Jay
First Assistant Director
Philip Sindall
Camera Operator
Bruno Tonioli
Choreography
Fiona Weir
Casting
Peter J. Robertson
Steadicam Operator
Martin Jensen
Re-Recording Mixer
Sarah Parfitt
Production Coordinator
Peter Hallam
Properties Master
Dion Casey
Steadicam Operator
Marc Cass
Stunts Coordinator
Deborah Harding
Post Production Supervisor
Jacquie Glanville
Line Producer
Catherine Hodgson
Supervising Sound Editor
Fae Hammond
Makeup
Fae Hammond
Hair Styles
Richard Goodwin
Second Unit Assistant Director
Federico Alfonzo
Second Unit Director Of Photography
Kim Armitage
Script Supervisor
Paul Hamblin
Re-Recording Mixer
Peter Cavaciuti
Steadicam Operator
Roger Phillips
Title Design
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