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Synopsis of The Damned United
The Damned United is a 2009 British sports drama film directed by Tom Hooper and adapted by Peter Morgan from David Peace's bestselling novel The Damned Utd, a largely fictional book based on the author's interpretation of Brian Clough's tenure as manager of Leeds United. It was produced by BBC Films and Left Bank Pictures, with additional funding from Screen Yorkshire and Columbia Pictures. Sony Pictures Entertainment distributes the film. The film was originally proposed by Stephen Frears, but he pulled out of the project in November 2007. Tom Hooper took his place and film was shot from May to July 2008. It was released in the United Kingdom on 27 March 2009.
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We Are Very Different People
Brian Clough (Michael Sheen) and Don Revie (Colm Meaney) have an extremely awkward exchange on television.
Lucky Blue Suit
Brian Clough (Michael Sheen) and his mate Peter Taylor (Timothy Spall) talk about their rival, Don Revie.
Like a New Pair Shoes
Brian Clough (Michael Sheen) addresses his team.
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