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Outside Bet (2012)




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Set against the turbulent mid 80's of money, privatization, unions and dramatic media evolution: A life-long group of friends find themselves at the bad end of a redundancy pay-out and invest their savings into a racehorse, hoping that one final race can turn their fortunes around.
Art House & International , Comedy
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Adam Deacon
as Sam The Soleman
Bob Hoskins
as Percy 'Smudge' Smith
Jenny Agutter
as Shirley Baxter
Kate Magowan
as Natalie Cheam
Lucy Drive
as Erica
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Critic Reviews for Outside Bet

All Critics (9)

Tension in the final section is never enough to send pulses galloping, making this more of a trot over well-trodden ground than a hot tip.

Full Review… | May 7, 2012
Eye for Film

I wish it were better, but it's more hardtack than Seabiscuit.

Full Review… | April 28, 2012
Observer (UK)

A waste of most of the talent on display, though everyone goes to it with admirable fortitude.

Full Review… | April 27, 2012
London Evening Standard

Maybe it will all seem better one bank holiday Monday on the telly.

Full Review… | April 26, 2012
Daily Express (UK)

The story unfolds with all of the predictability of a simple jam sandwich...

Full Review… | April 26, 2012
Birmingham Post

A few dips in the nosebag is enough.

Full Review… | April 26, 2012

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