Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?

"Very Good"

Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? Review


This strange and compelling Brit-flick has two disparate tales that surprisingly intersect when the father (Harold Smith) of one boy manages to stop the pacemakers of three elderly audience members during his attempt at mentally stopping the watches in the crowd. Whoops. In his defense is a scientist he refutes such mental powers, and his daughter and the Smith boy turn out to be semi-secret lovers. Well-acted and full of droll humor, and worth a look if you can find it for rent or on cable. Unfortunately, it has perhaps the worst movie title I've ever heard (and it makes me not want to see it again, just thinking about that title!)... except, of course, for this movie.


Facts and Figures

Run time: 95 mins

In Theaters: Friday 10th March 2000

Distributed by: USA Films

Production compaines: October Films, Arts Council of England, Intermedia Films

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Fresh: 4 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 6.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Peter Hewitt

Starring: as Harold Smith, as Vincent Smith, as Joanna Robinson, as Irene Smith, as Dr. Peter Robinson, as Lucy Robinson, as Margaret Robinson, as Nesbit, as Daz, as Walter

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