What We Did on Our Holiday2015
What We Did on Our Holiday (2015)
Critic Consensus: Witty and well-cast, What We Did on Our Holiday injects unlikely laughs into a story dealing with dark, difficult themes.
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as Agnes Chisolm
as Jimmy Cazzarotto
as Sgt. Murdoch
as PC McLuhan
as Girl Violinist
as Police Spokesperson
as Beth Williams
as Françoise Dupré
as Brent Howard
as Akira Kato
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What We Did On Our Holiday just doesn't do or say that much, and what it does accomplish is fine at best. Oh, we should all be nicer to each other? That's the whole point of this disjointed thing? Yeah. OK.
Do we want to spend 95 minutes of our summer holiday watching a film about a young, squabbling, dysfunctional British family on a sham trip? Yes, we do.
It's not what you'd call "major" cinema, but it's a breezy entertainment, particularly if you're a fan of one or more of the cast members.
A damp-eyed comedy whose banal title isn't the only thing needing improvement.
Underfoot is a cast of young kids given too many cutesy moments and one-liners. In the middle of it all are actors like Rosamund Pike and David Tennant.
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What could have had the potential to be a wonderfully EMBARRASSING, British chaos like "Death at a funeral" is a bit too cutesy with its children characters and apparently a tourism prospect for the Scottish highlands. Tennant and Pike remain a bit underchallenged, and the tone is hit and miss, trying to be dark and british and cute at the same time. Some gags still work pretty well and the ending is somewhat sweet, but there was a chance to achieve more than a TV movie here.
It was okay. The tone is very similar to the Outnumbered series even down to the three kids, but it isn't as good once they get to Scotland and the grandfather storyline. Meh. I'll acknowledge I am not the target audience. It's nice and plods along with some small smiles, but it wasn't really one for me.
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