Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

Date: 2008
Director: Gurinda Chadha
Production Company: Goldcrest Pictures

Stars: Georgia Groome, Elenor Thomlinson, Georgia Henshaw, Manjeeven Grewal, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Tommy Bastow, Alan Davies, Karen Taylor, Sean Bourke, Kimberley Nixon
Location(s): East Sussex, London, Middlesex

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Storyline:

14 year old Georgia Nicolson keeps a diary in which she records the events leading up to her perfect birthday party, the search for the perfect boyfriend, and learning the technique of perfect snogging.

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Georgia Nicolson (Georgia Groome) makes her way to a fancy dress party dressed as a stuffed olive. Borough Street, Brighton, East Sussex.

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Borough Street now, without the stuffed olive. SD

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Georgia leaves the party after the humiliation of being the only one dressed as an hors d'oeuvre. 13 Cavendish Place (Savoy Court Hotel), Eastbourne, East Sussex.

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Georgia runs as quickly as she can in the olive costume. Cavendish Place facing Elms Avenue, Eastbourne.

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She runs along the seafront past amazed onlookers. Carpet Gardens, Grand Parade, Eastbourne.

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Still running in the cumbersome costume. Eastbourne pier in the background.

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She continues running past Eastbourne Bandstand.

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She encounters a rowdy hen party on the corner of Grand Parade and Burlington Place, Eastbourne.

She gets in the way of the other pavement users. Prince Albert Street, Brighton.

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Prince Albert Street was also seen in "The Night We Got The Bird". SD

Nearly home. Borough Street, Brighton.

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Viewed slightly further from the pavement to avoid the car dominating the shot. SD

Georgia crushes her costume against the garden gate. 15 Borough Street, Brighton.

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Not such a bright colour scheme now. SD

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Brothers Robbie (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Tom (Sean Bourke), along with Dave The Laugh (Tommy Bastow), buy chips from a kiosk at the entrance to Eastbourne pier.

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The boys are unaware they are being stalked by Georgia, Rosie (Georgia Henshaw), Jas (Eleanor Tomlinson), and Ellen (Manjeeven Grewal). The Royal Sussex Regiment Memorial, Cavendish Place, Eastbourne.

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The girls run across the road to follow the boys on to the pier.

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The boys walk along the pier with the girls following close behind.

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Jas wants to meet Tom so goes along with Georgia to the organic food shop owned by Tom's mother. 55 Church Street, Twickenham. The shop is actually a tapas bar.

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Jas believes that Georgia could have a chance with Robbie. The Embankment, Twickenham.

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Georgia's hopes are dashed when she sees Robbie with his girlfriend Lindsay (Kimberley Nixon). Church Street, Twickenham, viewed from The Embankment.

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The girls meet at Eastbourne bandstand.

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Georgia's friends try to console her. Eastbourne bandstand.

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The girls spy on Lindsay. 1 Holywell Close, viewed from Holywell Road, Eastbourne.

Georgia visits Peter Dyer (Liam Hess) who gives snogging lessons. 3 Roedean Way, Brighton.

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No changes since Peter Dyer was here. SD

Georgia discovers she is a snogging sensation. 3 Roedean Way, Brighton.

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I didn't enquire about snogging lessons. SD

The girls run down the hill towards Brighton Marina.

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Viewed from Roedean Way. SD

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Georgia and Jas take Angus, Georgia's cat, to the park to fake his disappearance. Triton Fountain, Central Walk, Regents Park, London, NW1.

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Peter caught Triton, one of the Regent's Park Fountains, in his lens but found the weather too hot to stop and admire.

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Georgia asks Robbie for his help to find Angus. Pincho Tapas Bar, 55 Church Street, Twickenham.

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As Georgia walks away, Robbie runs to catch her up. Church Street, Twickenham, with The Eel Pie pub to the right.

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Robbie agrees to help Georgia search for Angus. Church Street, Twickenham.

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They search among the boats on the beach. Sovereign Sailing Club, Eastbourne.

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Georgia and Robbie get to know each other as they walk through the park. Avenue Gardens, Regents Park. Facing north from the southern end.

Georgia walks Jas home, but the missing cat ploy didn't go as planned, Angus brought Jas and Tom together instead! 31 Temple Street, Brighton.

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Looking just the same. SD

Not such a good job Angus! Temple Street, Brighton.

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Today it's me who's walking in the road. SD

Georgia's father Bob (Alan Davies) has been promoted but now has to work in New Zealand. 15 Borough Street, Brighton.

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Nowhere for a taxi to park today. SD

Jas can't stop talking about Tom. Facing south on Temple Street, Brighton.

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Nice view of the sea from here. SD

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Georgia and her friends are invited to a party. 85 Mattock Lane, London, W13.

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Georgia, while looking after her sister, goes to the pool as Robbie will be there without Lindsay. Hampton Pool, High Street, Hampton, Middlesex. The upper art deco section was added for filming.

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Georgia daydreams about Robbie. The start of the South Downs Way, accessed by a foot path from Foyle Way, Eastbourne.

Robbie's band is playing a gig in Brighton, near to the Palace Pier.

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Viewed from Kings Road. SD

Georgia arrives with Dave The Laugh. Behind them is the Kissing Wall sculpture, Kings Road, Brighton.

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The kissing not so visible in the daytime. SD

People arrive at the venue. Oh So Social Bar, 250a Kings Road Arches, Brighton.

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Only used for the exterior shots. The actual gig was filmed at West 5 Bar, Popes Lane, London.

After the gig, Robbie looks for Dave The Laugh. Oh So Social Bar, Kings Road Arches, Brighton.

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Now, earlier in the day. SD

Georgia leaves with Dave The Laugh to make Robbie jealous. The steps next to Oh So Social Bar with Brighton pier in the background.

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I'm not the only one taking photos. SD

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At school Dave the Laugh finds out he has been used by Georgia. Bishopshalt School, Royal Lane, Uxbridge.

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Robbie tells Georgia how disappointed he is with her. Bishopshalt School, facing the conservatory at the rear of the building.

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Georgia decides she needs to sort her life out. Eastbourne Pier.

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Georgia apologises to Robbie and he informs her he is no longer with Lindsay. Holywell Beach, Eastbourne.

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The day of Georgia's 15th birthday. The grade 2 listed former Regal cinema, Uxbridge. Closed in 1977 and became a night club in 1984. The camera tilts down...

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...as Georgia's mother, Connie (Karen Taylor), brings Georgia to the Liquid & Envy Night Club for a surprise birthday party. 33 High Street, Uxbridge.

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Robbie and Georgia, together at last. Grand Parade, Eastbourne.