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by Richard Curtis


An ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that, incomprehensibly, prefers jazz.

international title: The Boat That Rocked
original title: The Boat That Rocked
country: United Kingdom
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Richard Curtis
release date: UK 01/04/2009, DE/NL 16/04/2009, AT/DK/FI/NO/SE 17/04/2009, EE 01/05/2009, BE/FR 06/05/2009, ES 29/05/2009, IT 12/06/2009, CZ 18/06/2009, IC 07/08/2009
screenplay: Richard Curtis
cast: Gemma Arterton, Will Adamsdale, Catherine Blake, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Brooke, Ralph Brown, Dora Clouttick, Rhys Darby
cinematography by: Danny Cohen
film editing: Emma E. Hickox
art director: Mark Tildesley
costumes designer: Joanna Johnston
producer: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Hilary Bevan Jones
production: Working Title Films, Portobello Studios, Tightrope Pictures
distributor: Universal Pictures International United Kingdom, Studio Canal (FR), Universal Picture International (BE/DE/ES/IT/NO)