Fantasies From The the Kitchen Sink is a story about the adventures of an ex-stripper called Fifi who makes a fortune writing her memoirs, and then moves to the genteel village of Dorking. She takes a cardboard cut out of Jean Luc Picard with her, and under his dictation she goes about causing chaos at the women's institute.
There is a line in I Give it a Year, in which one of the peripheral characters describes the wedding they've just been to as "like being in a Hugh Grant film". It's a strange line; it indicates either that the film is wryly acknowledging its own derivativeness, or that it's having a pop at the old guard of British romantic comedies.
Between 1938 and 1940, director Robert Stevenson, cinematographer Ronald Neame and scriptwriter Roland Pertwee were part of the creative bridge between Basil Dean's Associated Talking Pictures (which were based at the studios in Ealing) and Michael Balcon's new production company called Ealing Studios.
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