Lucky Break

Lucky Break

PG-13, 109 min. Directed by Peter Cattaneo. Starring Christopher Plummer, Lennie James, Bill Nighy, Timothy Spall, Olivia Williams, James Nesbitt.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Fri., May 17, 2002

Described as a “comedy about a prison escape with a musical twist,” this British film tells the story of crooks whose criminal ambitions exceed their talents. Lucky Break is helmed by the director of The Full Monty, Peter Cattaneo.

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