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Director  David Frankel
Music director  Theodore Shapiro
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Country  United Kingdom United States
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Biography, Comedy, Drama
Screenplay  Justin Zackham
Language  English
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Writer  Justin Zackham (screenplay)
Release date  9 September 2013 (2013-09-09) (TIFF) 25 October 2013 (2013-10-25) (UK)
Initial release  October 25, 2013 (Republic of Ireland)
Cast  James Corden (Paul Potts), Alexandra Roach (Julz), Julie Walters (Yvonne), Colm Meaney (Roland Potts), Jemima Rooper (Hydrangea), Mackenzie Crook (Braddon)
Similar movies  Interrupted Melody (1955)
Tagline  The incredible true story of an underdog who never gave up

One Chance is a 2013 British-American biographical comedy-drama film about opera singer and Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts, directed by David Frankel and written by Justin Zackham. It was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Cast

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  • James Corden as Paul Potts
  • Ewan Austin as 14-year-old Paul
  • Julie Walters as Yvonne Potts
  • Colm Meaney as Roland Potts
  • Alexandra Roach as Julie-Ann "Julz" Potts
  • Mackenzie Crook as Braddon
  • Jemima Rooper as Hydrangea
  • Valeria Bilello as Alessandra
  • Trystan Gravelle as Matthew
  • Stanley Townsend as Luciano Pavarotti
  • Production

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    Director David Frankel reduced his directing fee of $6 million to $1.2 million in exchange for a larger share of the film's gross. One Chance was shot in Italy and the United Kingdom.

    Release

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    The film was shown at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on 9 September 2013 and released in cinemas on 25 October 2013.

    Reception

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    The film received mixed to positive reviews. As of October 2014 it holds an approval rating of 60% on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, based on 43 reviews, with an average score of 5.4 out of 10; the consensus states: "Predictable and sentimental, yet thoroughly agreeable, One Chance is an unapologetic crowd-pleaser that achieves its admittedly modest goals." On Metacritic, the film has a 49/100 rating based on 12 critics, signifying "mixed or average reviews".

    Soundtrack

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    The soundtrack was released in the United Kingdom on 21 October 2013. It was released in the United States the next day via digital download with two extra tracks by The London Session Orchestra, a compact disc copy was released on 7 January 2014. It was scored by Theodore Shapiro. "Sweeter Than Fiction" by Taylor Swift was included on the soundtrack and was released as the lead single on 21 October 2013 by Big Machine Records. The single received a nomination for Best Original Song at the 71st Golden Globe Awards.


    One Chance (film) movie scenes
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    References

    One Chance (film) Wikipedia
    One Chance (film) IMDb One Chance (film) themoviedb.org


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