Starter for 10

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A working-class student from Essex navigating his first year at Bristol University, Brian Jackson (James McAvoy) has a lot to prove. While his hometown mates worry about him turning into a poncey wanker (stuck up jerk), Brian's biggest concern is making the team for the long-running British television quiz show University Challenge.

Amid Tarts & Vicars dances, anti-Apartheid rallies, minging (exclusive, or excessively class-conscious) dorm rooms and puffs of marijuana smoke, Brian also finds himself romantically torn between two very different co-eds: ultra-fit blonde bombshell and University Challenge teammate Alice (Alice Eve), and thoughtful, politically-conscious Rebecca Epstein (Rebecca Hall).
Director: Tom Vaughan
Studio: Picturehouse
Producer(s): Gary Goetzman, Pippa Harris, Tom Hanks
Cast: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Catherine Tate, Dominic Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, James Corden, Mark Gatiss, Guy Henry, John Henshaw, Elaine Tan, Simon Woods, Charles Dance, Lindsay Duncan, Rebecca Hall
Writer(s): David Nicholls
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