young college boy learns a hard
lesson in life when he sets out to
impress the hottest, but vainest, girl
in the school by taking his fathers
expensive Lotus sports car and
holding her birthday party at his
from then on,
anything that can go wrong does go
wrong in the highly funny movie Its
GIVEN THE RIGHT START IN LIFE by wealthy parents who love him and have enrolled
him in a posh private school, Shaun Hamilton (Femi Oyeniran) feels like he is
isolated and out of place.
His cousin Kai (Jazzie Zonzolo), who is one of five children and whose mother
struggles financially, goes to The Sacred Heart College and Shaun decides that
that is where he wants to be. He has had enough of the self-righteous kids at
what is supposed to be one of the finest school's in the country.
Its A Lot
has a fine cast of
actors with some great
a world of deceit, he changes schools without telling his parents and discovers
he has been missing what life is all about girls, parties and
Having fallen for the beautiful but self-obsessed Chrissy (Roxy Sternberg),
the hottest girl in the school who has two sycophantic friends Natalie (Red
Madrell) and Aisha (Miss London) [Pink Ladies, eat your hearts out!], he sets
out to make an impression.
While his parents are on holiday Shaun takes his father's prized Lotus car and
drives to college, where in ten seconds flat Chrissy is in the car being taken
for a ride back to his mansion, where she clearly cannot believe her eyes.
At first his grandmother (Ellen Thomas) isn't taken in, but the smooth-talking
Chrissy soon has her eating out of her hand. Granny is having an evening out
with Pretty Ricky (Tom Bott) so Shaun agrees to Chrissy having a party for close
friends. However, the guest list spirals out of control and extends to her Facebook
"friends" and Chrissy even has her friend Natalie charging at
And this is where it all starts to go horribly wrong. With the house inevitably
trashed and Shaun having badly damaged his father's precious car, the poor boy
ends up having to find £20,000 to get it fixed as otherwise he just knows his
father will go tribal!! Who's he gonna call?
With a hare-brained scheme that earns him widespread praise, he starts his own
charity and finds himself with a new admirer but how will he get
out of the mess he has gotten himself into? With his younger brother Tyrone
(Kareem Grace) trying to blackmail him and his friends dragged into his plans,
he is risking everything as he lies to the people he loves most
including the lovely Natalie, whose sister (Tamar Anita Campbell) is gravely
All Shaun wanted to be was top boy, and here he is faced with a dilemma: tell
the truth and face the music or bluff his way out of it? As he discovers too
late, when things get out of hand… It's A Lot!
Funny and cringe-making, It's A Lot has a fine cast of actors with some
great comedy lines and also features: Jack Doolan as James; Roxanne Pallet as
Louise; Sarah-Jane Crawford (Radio 1Xtra) as Lorna; Kojo (Choice FM) as Mr Adebambi;
Charlie-Palmer-Merkell as Sam; Miles McDonald as Stephen; Bill Parfitt as Quinten;
Silas Carson as Mr Patel; Stephen Marcus as Stanley Hatherly; Eddie Kadi as
Michaelk; Renée Castle as Sandra; Vas Blackwood as PC Declan; and Danny Midwinter
as PC Anthony.
Music Composed by Tim Cronin; Director of Photography is Richard Swingle; Written
by Femi Oyeniran and Nicholas "Slimting" Walker (who also plays Jahvon); Produced
by Dean Fisher; Directed by Femi Oyeniran and Darwood Grace.
the stars of Anuvahood, Adulthood and Kidulthood, It's
A Lot is released by Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment in the UK on DVD and
Blu-ray on 17 February 2014. Running Time: 96 Minutes | Catalogue Number: KAL8304
/ KAL8305 | RRP: DVD £15.99; Blu-ray £17.99. Extras: 11 Deleted Scenes | Making
"Funny and cringe-making, It's A Lot has a fine cast of actors with some
great comedy lines" Maggie Woods