Director: Paul Weiland
Writer: Peter Straughan, Bridget O'Connor
Starring: Eddie Marsan, Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Rea, Catherine Tate, Peter Serafinowicz, Gregg Sulkin
Released: March 15, 2007
Rating: (M)
Runtime: 93 minutes
Story: It is the summer of '66, and England is about to be consumed by World Cup Fever. For 12 year-old Bernie though, the biggest day of his life is looming: his Bar Mitzvah, and the day he becomes a man. However, Bernie's family are increasingly distracted by the threat of losing their business and their wayward older son, and the scale of Bernie's Bar Mitzvah diminishes daily. Worst of all the Cup Final is scheduled to take place on the same day and when England makes it through the qualifying rounds, Bernie's longed-for Bar Mitzvah looks set to be a complete disaster...
Charlie Clark Boy with Caliper
Nick Shrim Michael Hempel
Thomas Drewson Terry Shivers
Gregg Sulkin Bernie Reubens
Matt Bardock Mr. Grieg
Alex Black Linton
Cameron Crighton Captain
Catherine Tate Aunt Lila
Peter Serafinowicz Uncle Jimmy/Mr. Rubens Snr./Football Commentary
Helena Bonham Carter Esther Rubens
Eddie Marsan Manny Rubens
Francine Simmons Lady at Door
Martin Savage Senior Doctor
Ony Uhiara Nurse
Charles Ferber Student Doctor