DIRECTED BY BETSAN MORRIS EVANS

The Man 1999

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Directed by

Betsan Morris Evans

Starring

Actor
Character
Lenny Henry
Dennis Jackson
Julian Wadham
Geoffrey
Stephen Ash
Billy
Morwenna Banks
Pam
Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Michelle
Patrick Robinson
Kenneth
Bob Mason
Happy
John Sessions
Jerry Barnes
Geraldine Alexander
Denise
Daniel Strauss
Man in jacuzzi
Beverley Klein
Trish
Kate Ashfield
Kim
Hazel Palmer
Aunt Violet
Sergio Garcia
Alberto
Helen Laing
Mari-Luz
Julian Rivett
Dennis's fan
Geraldine McNulty
Margaret
Morag Siller
Driving Instructor
Chris Sheridan
Trevor (Bank Manager)
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UK release date UK release: 5th April 1999

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