• Film ID:
  • 9946
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=90 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • Britain.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • English.
A crooked police detective commits a murder and threatens to pin it on the suitably useless Simon, but a surveillance video of the killing lies in a bank vault; so, gathering together an eclectic group of his ex-customers, parole officer Simon sets about retrieving it. However, for a man who has difficulty crossing the road without incident, this is never going to be a smooth job! 'The Parole Officer' is Steve Coogan's first movie and he plumps for a character that plays rather like a nicer, less tragic version of Alan Partridge, it's light, silly, often funny and has that unmistakable "British Comedy" whiff about it.
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