Paul Potts’ meteoric rise
PUBLISHED: 08:00 27 November 2013
HE WENT from a mobile phone salesman to a multi-millionaire in the blink of an eye and Paul Potts’ journey has now been documented in a new film, One Chance (12A).
The singer’s meteoric rise from the man no-one had heard of to one they all want to hear, is as big a fairytale as anyone could have dreamt.
Just six years ago Potts, played by James Corden, was an amateur opera singer working in a mobile phone shop with the threat of bankruptcy looming large. However, his life was about to change.
An audition for Britain’s Got Talent would have ramifications even Potts in his wildest dreams could not have expected.
His performance of Nessun Dorma floored judges and TV viewers across the country and this feel-good movie charts his rise from the lowest of lows to the very top.
Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook and Colm Meaney also star alongside Corden in the ultimate rags-to-riches story.
One Chance will be screened at Clevedon’s Curzon cinema from Friday until December 4.
* For young cinema-goers, the animated comedy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 will be screened at the Old Church Road venue at 2pm on Saturday and Sunday.
With the world having been saved from a food storm at the end of the last film, Flint Lockwood and his friends embark on a big clean-up. In a film where food and animals combine, Flint’s adventures take in everything from Tacodiles to Cheespider.
Having been invited to work at Live Corp by Chester, Flint could not be happier until he realises plans are afoot to use the foodimals in a new line of food bars.
Flint faces a race against time and technology to defeat Chester before the nature around him is gobbled up for good.
*On December 4-5, Blue Jamine (12A), starring Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin and Sally Hawkins will be screened.
After everyting in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister, Ginger’s, modest apartment in San Francicso to try to pull herself back together again.
* For full viewing times or to book tickets visit www.curzon.org.uk or call 01275 871000.
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