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Soft Top Hard Shoulder (1992)

91 min | Drama

Eight years ago, Gavin artistic son of an Scots/Italian ice-cream dynasty, turned his back on Glasgow and moved south to London to make his name illustrating children's books. Now, frustrated and broke, his Uncle Sal appears with an offer....See moreEight years ago, Gavin artistic son of an Scots/Italian ice-cream dynasty, turned his back on Glasgow and moved south to London to make his name illustrating children's books. Now, frustrated and broke, his Uncle Sal appears with an offer. Gavin's father has sold the family business. To get his share of the proceeds,Gavin must return home for his father's birthday party. Swayed by the money, he sets off north and picks up a hitchicker with a secret. Their journey is difficult but ultimately rewarding. Written by See less
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Oct 1993 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Peter Capaldi
Gavin Bellini Gavin Bellini   See fewer
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Frances Barber
Miss Trumble Miss Trumble   See fewer
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Catherine Russell
Animal Rights Activist Animal Rights Activist   See fewer
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Richard Wilson
Uncle Salvatore Uncle Salvatore   See fewer
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Peter Ferdinando
Homeless Youth Homeless Youth   See fewer
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Scott Hall
Mr. Young Mr. Young   See fewer
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Simon Callow
Eddie Cherdowski Eddie Cherdowski   See fewer
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Robert James
Campbell Campbell   See fewer
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Andrew Downie
Brodie Brodie   See fewer
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Ann Scott-Jones
Mrs. Tutty Mrs. Tutty   See fewer
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Bill Gavin
Man in Tiny Car Man in Tiny Car   See fewer
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Billy McColl
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Jeremy Lee
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Kate Harding
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6.4 / 10 | 157 votes