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Caught in a Trap (2008)

Gemma collects money out of parking meters. But really she's obsessed with Elvis.

Director:

Michael Samuels

Writer:

James Graham
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lauren Brooks Lauren Brooks ... Young Gemma
Jim Carter ... Brian Perkins
Connie Fisher Connie Fisher ... Gemma Perkins
Geraldine James ... Joyce Perkins
Robert Putt Robert Putt ... William
Paul Barber ... Donald
Danny Szam ... Trevor
Rebecca Night ... Becci
Malinda Parris Malinda Parris ... Colleen
Danielle Walters ... Falicia
Paul Bown Paul Bown ... Mr. Thornton
Ben Crompton ... Steve Campbell
Nicholas Parsons ... TV Presenter
Joe Absolom ... Marcus Stewart
Osmund Bullock Osmund Bullock ... Auctioneer
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Gemma collects money out of parking meters. But really she's obsessed with Elvis.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Release Date:

26 December 2008 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Nyakig a pácban See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Production Co:

Greenlit Productions See more »
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All that's good about the small screen.
16 November 2018 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

Caught in a Trap showcases all that's good about the small screen. Based on real life events this delightful TV movie tells the story of Gemma, an unhappy girl, with an Obsession, that helps mask the pain, Elvis.

This has it all, it's funny, moving, comforting, it's somehow insightful, giving a glimpse into the life of someone who hasn't come to terms with the death of a loved one. Connie Fisher is a revelation I have to say, she's fantastic as Gemma, sweet, tragic, empathetic, I thought she was just magical. Jim Carter and Geraldine James were excellent also.

Of course Fisher gets the opportunity to display that beautiful voice of hers, it's a wonderful moment. It is however the vocals of the King himself which make this such a glorious watch.

Stunning drama. 10/10


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