On a Clear Day

Critics Consensus

Another blue-collar inspirational feel-good British dramedy, On A Clear Day succeeds on the strength of lead actor Peter Mullan's performance and Gaby Dellal's competent direction.



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Frank is a hard-working 55 year-old, respected in his local community, who suddenly finds himself without a job. For the first time in his life, Frank is without direction. When his friend Danny jokes that on a clear day he could swim to France, an idea is planted in Frank's mind. Concealing his plans from his loving wife Joan, Frank determines to put his life back together by attempting the ultimate test of endurance -- to swim the English Channel. In so doing he cements a broken relationship with his grown up son.

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Ron Cook
as Norman
Jodhi May
as Angela
Tony Roper
as Merv The Perv
Paul Ritter
as Mad Bob
Nigel Lindsay
as Sharp Suit
Ann Scott-Jones
as Danny's Ma
Michelle Rodley
as Shop Girl No. 1
Carolyn Calder
as Shop Girl No. 2
John Yule
as Driving Instructor
Jay Manley
as Man in Job Center
James Martin
as Old Man in Library
Mark McDonnell
as Dough Belly No. 1
Robert Read
as Dough Belly No. 2
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