The Gigolos
The Gigolos (2006)

Per its title, director Richard Bracewell's low-key, über-British dramedy The Gigolos concerns itself with two male employees of a London-based escort service for women. The picture, however, places far greater emphasis on investigating… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: April 26, 2006
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Derek Elley
Variety

Reps an accomplished debut by writer-thesps Sacha Tarter and Trevor Sather, with closely knitted direction by multihyphenate Richard Bracewell.

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Alan Morrison
Empire Magazine

Some moving performances but this is somewhat lacking in plot.

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David Jenkins
Time Out

The shaky camerawork and naturalistic performances mark the film's kinship with quasi-realist sitcoms like The Office and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

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Stella Papamichael
BBC.com

Sather has a couple of amusing moments as the bumbling ladies' man (furiously scribbling notes on how to exude a relaxed air), but overall what we're left with is a very limp portrait of manhood.

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Andrew Pulver
Guardian

It hovers on the edge of wordy, stagy self-consciousness, but is rendered watchable by the unlikely chemistry between its two leads.

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