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Lucky Break

Lucky Break UK quad
Directed by Peter Cattaneo
Written by Ronan Bennett (screenplay)
Stephen Fry (lyrics)
Starring James Nesbitt
Timothy Spall
Olivia Williams
Distributed by FilmFour (UK)
Paramount Pictures
/Miramax Films (USA)
Release date(s) 24 August 2001
Running time 107 min.
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Lucky Break is a 2001 British comedy film starring James Nesbitt and directed by Peter Cattaneo.[1]

Tagline: "An escapist comedy from the director of The Full Monty".



Feelgood prison-escape movie that sees a group of prison inmates (including James Nesbitt and Timothy Spall), put on a theatrical show of Nelson: The Musical to cover their daring break-out attempt.

Cast list

(first billed only)


  1. ^ BBC film review accessed 08/01/08

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