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UK: Spark Pictures / Miracle Communications
Cast: Jack Ryder, Jodi Albert, Andrew Lee Potts, Luke de Woolfson, Colette Brown, Kate Maberly, Laura Aikman, Ophelia Lovibond, Sophie Anderton, Kavi Shastri, Layke Anderson, Charlotte Bellis Ferreira, Kacey Barnfield, Lee Williams, Charlotte Jacks 'Jaks', Charlie Clements, Luce Morris, Kate Loustau, Sam King, Oliver Ford, Gemma Gregory, Chike Chan, David Goodall, Andrew Dunn, Harrison Foss, Sonny Muslim
Director: Darren Paul Fisher
UK: 88 mins
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong language and sex references
UK Release Date: 2 March 2007 (Limited Release)
It's hot and sticky
Like many teen boys, Danny is bad with girls. He has two interests, Manga comics and movies. Used to going to the multiplex and falling in love with the screen goddess of the week, he is as surprised as his long suffering little sister when he falls head over heels for Suki, one of the usherettes. Suki also happens to look exactly like his favourite Manga heroine - only with more realistic breasts...
Too insecure to approach Suki directly, Danny takes a job at the cinema, only to find that his first day is her last. His 'Plan A' failing fast, Danny desperately attempts to invent a 'Plan B' when he catches the eye of Zak, the guru-like chief projectionist. Zak has his own ideas about how life and romance work - but unfortunately no longer sees any difference between real life and 'reel' life. Zak comes up with Plan C (for 'cinema'): How Danny Will Get Suki Using Movie Logic.
POPCORN is a teen comedy about getting the girl, losing the plot and the problems you face when you turn to films for inspiration. Movies may influence life, but as Danny finds out to hilarious consequences - rarely in ways you could ever anticipate...
POPCORN. It's cinema. But not as you know it...