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by Tom Vaughan


A romantic comedy set in the mid-eighties about a working-class kid as he navigates through his turbulent first year at University. On his way to achieving his long-held ambition to appear on University Challenge, he falls in love with his beautiful teammate and forms a plan to win her heart through his advanced general knowledge skills. Starter For Ten is a charming coming of age comedy about loyalty, class, falling in love and the difference between knowledge and wisdom. Based on David Nicholls best selling novel.

international title: Starter For Ten
original title: Starter For Ten
country: United Kingdom, United States
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Tom Vaughan
film run: 96'
release date: UK 10/11/2006
screenplay: David Nicholls
cast: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Tate, Dominic Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch
cinematography by: Ashley Rowe
film editing: Jon Harris, Heather Persons
art director: Sarah Greenwood
costumes designer: Charlotte Morris
producer: Sam Mendes, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Pippa Harris
production: BBC Films, Neal Street Productions, Scamp Film and Theatre Ltd. (UK) HBO, Playtone Productions (USA)
distributor: Icon Film Distribution