Gregory’s Two Girls (1999)

Gregory’s Two Girls (1999)

Released: 1999
Genre: Comedy, Genre
Director: Bill Forsyth
Starring: John Murtagh, John Gordon Sinclair, Carly McKinnon, ,
Run time: 116 min
IMDb: 5/10
Country: UK
Views: 192272


Bill Forsyth returns to the romantic comedy of Gregory’s Girl. Twenty years after his teenage crush on a football-mad schoolgirl, Gregory is back at his old school, teaching English. When two of his pupils uncover evil practices at a local factory they want their teacher to help them expose the wrong-doer, who happens to be Greg’s old schoolfriend. Trapped between his idealism and breaking the law while trying to choose between two girls – one a schoolgirl and the other a full-blooded woman – Gregory still has some growing up to do.
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User Reviews: The good thing about this film is that it stands alone – you don’t have to have seen the original. Unfortunately this is also it’s biggest drawback. It would have been nice to have included a few of the original characters in the new story and seen how their lives had developed. Sinclair as in the original is excellent and provides the films best comic moments as he attempts to deal with awkward and embarrassing situations but the supporting cast is not as strong as in the original movie. Forsyth is to be congratulated on a brave attempt to move the character on and create an original sequel but the film is ultimately flawed and lacks the warmth of the original

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