The Fruit Machine

Film

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Premiere Date 1989
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Category Feature Film
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Credits
Director Philip Saville
Writer Frank Clarke (2)
Actor Emile Charles as Eddie
Actor Tony Forsyth as Michael
Actor Robert Stephens as Vincent
Actress Clare Higgins as Eve
Actor Bruce Payne as Echo
Actor Robbie Coltrane as Annabelle
Actor Carsten Norgaard as Dolphin Man
Actress Kim Christie as Jean
Actor Louis Emerick as Billy
Actor Joseph Carrington as Ray
Actress Julie Graham as Hazel
Actress Paula Ann Bland as Beverley
Notes Berated by his father for his camp behavious, Eddie runs away from his Liverpool home and joins his friend Michael, a streetwise hustler who is also on the run. The boys witness the gangland murder of Annabelle, the transvestite hostess of "the Fruit Machine Club". Fearing for their lives, they are thrown into the arms of a gay opera singer and his manipulative manager.

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