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    You Instead Synopsis

    Adam and Morello have a big problem.

    It's not that Adam is the heart-throb lead-singer in a famous electro-pop band OR that his girlfriend is a spoiled stroppy supermodel. His problem is Morello's problem.

    Morello's problem isn't that she's lead singer in a struggling post-punk riot girl band OR that she's dating a banker.

    No, her problem is that she has to perform the biggest gig of her life at a music festival while hand-cuffed to the kind of person she totally despises - Adam.

    So begins an out-there odd-ball romantic comedy filled with lust, mud, betrayal, booze, portaloos and a hundred thousand people partying to the greatest music in the world - none of whom seems to have the key - not to the meaning of life - but to the handcuffs.



    Luke Treadaway, Natalia Tena, Mathew Baynton, Ruta Gedmintas, Gilly Gilchrist, Alastair Mackenzie, Gavin Mitchell


    David Mackenzie


    Gillian Berrie


    Thomas Leveritt

    Executive Producers:

    Jamie Laurenson, Christine Langan, Robbie Allen, Carole Sheridan, Phil Hunt, Compton Ross, Geoff Ellis, Malte Grunert, David Mackenzie

    Sales agent:

    Bankside Films



    Credits summary:

    BBC Films Presents in association with Head Gear Films/ Metrol Technology and Creative Scotland A Sigma Films Production. A David Mackenzie Film.



    Running time:

    80 mins 10 secs

    Release Dates


    16 September 2011

    In cinemas

    16 September 2011

    Out on DVD

    23 December 2012

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