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  • Micro Men (2009)
  • TV Movie | 84 min | Biography, Drama
Micro Men (2009)
TV Movie | 84 min | Biography, Drama

In 1979 Clive Sinclair, British inventor of the pocket calculator, frustrated by the lack of home investment in his project,the electric car, also opposes former assistant Chris Curry's belief that he can successfully market a micro-chip ...See moreIn 1979 Clive Sinclair, British inventor of the pocket calculator, frustrated by the lack of home investment in his project,the electric car, also opposes former assistant Chris Curry's belief that he can successfully market a micro-chip for a home computer. A parting of the ways sees Curry, in partnership with the Austrian Hermann Hauser and using whizz kid Cambridge students, set up his own, rival firm to Sinclair Radionics, Acorn. Acorn beat Sinclair to a lucrative contract supplying the BBC with machines for a computer series. From here on it is a battle for supremacy to gain the upper hand in the domestic market. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Oct 8, 2009 (United Kingdom)

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32 cast members
Name Known for
Alexander Armstrong
Clive Sinclair Clive Sinclair   See fewer
Martin Freeman
Chris Curry Chris Curry   See fewer
Edward Baker-Duly
Hermann Hauser Hermann Hauser   See fewer
Sam Phillips
Steve Furber Steve Furber   See fewer
Stefan Butler
Roger Wilson Roger Wilson   See fewer
Colin Michael Carmichael
Jim Westwood Jim Westwood   See fewer
Derek Riddell
Nigel Searle Nigel Searle   See fewer
Rhona Croker
Valerie Valerie   See fewer
Amy Beth Hayes
Cynthia Cynthia   See fewer
Nicola Harrison
Ann Sinclair Ann Sinclair   See fewer
Anthony Smee
Norman Hewett Norman Hewett   See fewer
Michael Keating
Derek Holley Derek Holley   See fewer
Peter Davison
Bank Manager Bank Manager   See fewer
Jon Glover
John Radcliffe John Radcliffe   See fewer
Theo Barklem-Biggs
Sinclair Journalist Sinclair Journalist   See fewer
Renny Krupinski
Foreman Foreman   See fewer
James Garnon
Acorn Journalist Acorn Journalist   See fewer
James Fleet
Kenneth Baker Kenneth Baker   See fewer
Tim Downie
Tony Wood Rogers Tony Wood Rogers   See fewer
Rasmus Hardiker
Shop Assistant Luke Shop Assistant Luke   See fewer
Alison Dowling
Shopper Shopper   See fewer
Clive Sinclair
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
James Cork
Cambridge Graduate (uncredited) Cambridge Graduate (uncredited)   See fewer
Jason Fitzpatrick
David Johnson-Davies (uncredited) David Johnson-Davies (uncredited)   See fewer
David Mahoney
Clapper Loader - Sinclair QL Commercial (uncredited) Clapper Loader - Sinclair QL Commercial (uncredited)   See fewer
Mark Mansfield
Rick Dickinson (uncredited) Rick Dickinson (uncredited)   See fewer
Rob McLoughlin
Nick Toop (uncredited) Nick Toop (uncredited)   See fewer
Cal O'Connell
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Sophie Wilson
Pub Landlady (uncredited) Pub Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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