Dogging: A Love Story
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Director Simon Ellis, the driving creative force behind the award-winning short film Soft, makes his feature directorial debut with this romantic comedy starring Luke Treadaway, Kate Heppell, Justine Glenton, and Richard Reddell.
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Tonally, the film is a shambles, clumsily veering from cheeky romance one minute, to crass 'that bloke just spunked on my windscreen!' japery the next."
‑ David Jenkins, Time Out
"I don't know how much Newcastle Brown you'd need to put back to make this film tolerable."
‑ Philip French, Observer [UK]
"The cast members have enough charm to make you wish you were seeing them in a film that didn't seem like such a terrible, terrible idea."
‑ Nicholas Barber, Independent on Sunday
"A feeble smut-fest of impressive tonal weirdness, which had me sniggering with it, at it, and in spite of myself."
‑ Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph
"A premise this barking was never really going to work - Heppell and Treadaway's romance plays out like a Byker Grove tryst relocated to a Hartlepool knocking shop - and some of the all-too-authentic night vision scenes will struggle to find an audience."
‑ Tim Evans, Sky Movies
"Despite strong work from its supporting cast, Dogging: A Love Story remains something of a disappointment, thanks to an irritating lead character and a poorly developed script."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
"Sordid, squelchy, bare-bottomed comedy is still the order of the day. And pretty feeble it is, too."
‑ Edward Porter, Sunday Times (UK)
"Dogging limps along like a three-legged mutt, neither dirty enough to titillate smut-seekers nor sweet enough to coax rom-com lovers into overlooking the night-vision humping."
‑ Jane Crowther, Total Film
"For a film about people who have sex in public places, this film is strangely sweet and shy about sex. Also in fine British tradition, it plays the romantic plotlines like a charmingly awkward farce."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
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