The Damned United

The Damned United

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Set in 1960’s and 1970’s England, The Damned United tells the confrontational and darkly humorous story of Brian Clough’s doomed 44 day tenure as manager of the reigning champions of English football Leeds United.

The Damned United stars Michael Sheen (The Deal, The Queen, Frost/Nixon) as the legendary, opinionated football manager Brian Clough with Timothy Spall (Secrets and Lies, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Sweeney Todd) as his right hand man, only friend, and crutch Peter Taylor. Colm Meaney (Layer Cake, Intermission, The Commitments) plays Clough’s nemesis Don Revie.  Jim Broadbent (Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Longford, Iris) plays Sam Longson, Derby Chairman.

 
 

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The Damned United

 

Director: Tom Hooper
Writer: Peter Morgan

Producer: Andy Harries

Executive Producers: Christine Langan, Hugo Heppell, Peter Morgan

BBC  Films/ Columbia Pictures Industries Inc/ Screen Yorkshire

 
 

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