Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise Movie Review

This oddity comes to us courtesy of Danny Boyle and the BBC, a strange little digital video production that feels like it was tossed off in a weekend.

The action puts character actor Timothy Spall and The Office's Michael Begley in a car, selling vacuums door to door (not nude, by the way, and in England, not paradise). Spall's teaching his young acolyte that anything goes in the hunt for a sale, even if you have to lie your ass off or sleep with the lady of the house to get her to sign on the line. At the end of the road, after all, "The Golden Vac" awaits he who tallies up the most rubes.

Spall screams and Boyle whip-pans his way through 75 minutes, which can make for some truly trying cinema. Some of the gags are hysterical (Begley's girlfriend won't sleep with him until he makes his first sale, which he seems incapable of doing), some are inscrutible. Ultimately it's like trying to follow an acid trip with a map in Braille. Where will the story go next? God help us, we're sucked into this whirlwind without a tether.

In the end, Boyle manages to wrap everything up rather neatly, but our senses are unfortunately damaged for good. The polish of Trainspotting and Shallow Grave might be missing, but it isn't really necessary in such a throwaway story. It's hard to love Vacuuming Nude, but it's even harder to hate.

Cast & Crew

Director :

Producer :


Comments

Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise Rating

" OK "

Rating: NR, 2001

Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

True Blood Recap: The Good Guys Face A Gang Of Vamps

Oh, True Blood, if only you could continue to delight and gross us out for a couple...

True Blood Recap: The Good Guys Face A Gang Of Vamps

Could HBO's "The Leftovers" Fix The Disappointment Of Damon Lindeloff's Previous Effort "Lost"

No matter how much the creators of The Leftovers try to convince is that...

Could HBO's

Zach Braff Reignites The Shins Connection for 'Wish I Was Here'

By the time you finish reading this article you will be enlightened. You...

Zach Braff Reignites The Shins Connection for 'Wish I Was Here'

Jenni 'JWoww' Farley And Fiancé Roger Mathews Welcome Baby Girl, Meilani Alexandra Mathews

The former 'Jersey Shore' star welcomed her baby daughter, "weighing...

Jenni 'JWoww' Farley And Fiancé Roger Mathews Welcome Baby Girl, Meilani Alexandra Mathews

Katherine Heigl Forced To Address Rumors That She Is "Difficult" To Work With

In a very awkward moment, Katherine Heigl was forced to address speculation...

 Katherine Heigl Forced To Address Rumors That She Is
Advertisement

Tracy Morgan Released From Rehab 5 Weeks After Fatal Crash And Files Lawsuit Against Walmart

Tracy Morgan's astonishing recovery continues as he is released from...

Tracy Morgan Released From Rehab 5 Weeks After Fatal Crash And Files Lawsuit Against Walmart

Christopher Walken Cast As Hook In NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

The 71 year-old Oscar winner is the first big name to be cast in the upcoming NBC...

Christopher Walken Cast As Hook In NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

Kasabian - Leicester July 2014 Live Review

Never backward in proclaiming their own worth, it's safe to say that Kasabian have always had...

Kasabian - Leicester July 2014 Live Review


More recommendations

Advertisement