I Want Candy (film)
|I Want Candy|
|Directed by||Stephen Surjik|
|Produced by||Barnaby Thompson
|Written by||Pete Hewitt
|Music by||Melanie C
|Edited by||Alex Mackie|
|Distributed by||Buena Vista International|
A group of film students at Leatherhead University in search of funding for their feature film "The Love Storm" end up having to rewrite and make it into a porno. This leads the boys head first into a world of erotica that they didn't even know existed and into the life of actress Candy Fiveways (Carmen Electra).
- Tom Riley as Joe
- Tom Burke as Baggy
- Carmen Electra as Candy Fiveways
- Eddie Marsan as Doug
- Michelle Ryan as Lila
- Mackenzie Crook as Dulberg
- Felicity Montagu as Mum
- Philip Jackson as Dad
- Jimmy Carr as Video Store Guy
- John Standing as Michael de Vere
Background and reviews
Box office performance
In 2016, filmmaker Anthony Crossland posted a video of the house used in 'I want candy' to the 'Missing footage' youtube channel as part of a web series : Film in real life. Crossland claimed that the house was down the street from where he's currently living and stated that a house next door may have been used for interior shots as in 2016, there's no window on the second floor facing the road. It's believed that Anthony Crossland was residing in Ruislip, Greater London at the time.
I Want Candy was released as a DVD on 20 August 2007. It was rated 15. The special feature it included on the DVD were deleted scenes, bloopers, and 'The Making Of...'. It also included scenes which were from the official website like "Joe and Baggy's 10 tips to making a film" and "What's your porn star name?."
- "I Want Candy (2007)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 9 August 2011.
- I Want Candy Movie Review (2007) from Channel 4 Film
- I Want Candy movie review – Time Out London
- Empire – Review of I Want Candy
- http://www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/cinemagoing/boxoffice/?p=D4A157780808b16F98oRiT8AE2A6&skip=[dead link]
- http://www.ukfilmcouncil.org.uk/cinemagoing/boxoffice/?p=D4A1577809dd71914AiVj174108B&skip=[dead link]
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