Once Upon a Time in the Midlands Image

Mixed or average reviews - based on 23 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

Summary: Patterned after a spaghetti western, this is the story of a small time crook (Carlyle) who returns to his hometown in the English Midlands to try to win back the heart of his ex-lover, who is being pursued by another man.


Runtime: 104 min
Rating: Rated R for language.
Production: EM Media
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Countries: Germany, UK
Language: English
Director Credit
Shane Meadows Director
Writer Credit
Paul Fraser Written By
Shane Meadows Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Kathy Burke Carol
Rhys Ifans Dek
Robert Carlyle Jimmy
Cast Credit
Andrew Shim Donut
Anthony Strachan Jumbo
David McKay Dougy
Eliot Otis Brown Walters Lake
Finn Atkins Marlene
James Cosmo Billy
Kelly Thresher Donna
Ricky Tomlinson Charlie
Ryan Bruce Emerson
Shirley Henderson Shirley
Vanessa Feltz Vanessa
Vicki Patterson Audience Guest
Producer Credit
Andrea Calderwood Producer
Claire Hunt Line Producer
Hanno Huth Executive Producer
James Wilson Co-Producer
Louise Knight Co-Producer
Paul Trijbits Executive Producer
Paul Webster Executive Producer
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