Weak at Denise (1998)

Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Best known for writing the scores for Nick Park's Wallace & Gromit movies, Julian Nott makes his directorial debut with this low-key romantic comedy that recalls the early works of Mike Leigh. Nerdy Colin (Bill Thomas), a 50-year-old bachelor with a passion for building model planes, runs into Denise (Chrissie Cotterill) and immediately falls in love. Unfortunately, Denise is setting him up as the patsy in a complex scheme to spring her sleazy boyfriend Roy (Craig Fairbrass) from a spot of trouble. Things grow even more complicated when Denise falls for Colin and Roy sleeps with his accountant, who is in turn the lesbian lover of Denise's daughter.



bachelor, elderly, lover, romance, scheme