Cast: Eddie Marsan, Helena Bonham Carter, Gregg Sulkin, Peter Serafinowicz
Director: Peter Weiland
Running Time: 93 minutes
Based on true events in acclaimed director Paul Weiland's (City Slickers II: the Legend of Curly's Gold and Mr Bean TV Series) own life, Sixty Six is a captivating story that follows one boy's struggle for attention leading up to the most important day of his life - his Bar Mitzvah. Starring seasoned actors Helena Bonham Carter (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and Eddie Marsan (Miami Vice, Mission Impossible III), Sixty Six also introduces newcomer Gregg Sulkin, to the big screen
Set in England in the summer of 1966, a time when the whole country is consumed by soccer World Cup Fever, Sixty Six is the story of 12-year old Bernie (Gregg Sulkin), a young Jewish boy who is eagerly awaiting the biggest day of his life, the day he becomes a man - his Bar Mitzvah! Having spent years meticulously laying out a plan for the best and most memorable Bar Mitzvah imaginable, Bernie's hopes for his big day fade miserably as his parents, Manny (Eddie Marsan) and Ester (Helena Bonham Carter) become increasingly distracted by the threat of losing their business - and as luck would have it, England qualify for the World Cup final, to be played on the same day as his Bar Mitzvah!
A quirky and inspiring comedy from the makers of About a Boy and Bridget Jones Diary that is sure to take you on a journey that will make you laugh and cry. Universal Pictures Australia is so confidant viewers will fall in love with Sixty Six, it comes with a 'Price Promise Guarantee'. Therefore if after you purchase Sixty Six you're not a fan of the film, Universal Pictures Australia will send you another DVD from the Universal catalogue absolutely free!