Martins, The (2001) - Synopsis

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The Martins are a family from hell. Robert Martin (Lee Evans) is an unemployed dreamer. He spends his life hoping to win competitions in order to give his wife and children all the things they deserve.

Angie (Kathy Burke), Robert's adoring and long suffering wife just wants Robert to face reality. She doesn't want them to be the family that people cross the street to aviod. Their two children are Katie, their heavily preganant 14 year-old, and angelic Little Bob, their 8 year-old son who worships his well meaning but slightly unhinged dad. And then there's Angie's mum (linda Bassett) who never tires of telling her unusual son-in-law exactly what she thinks of him

One day, when Robert disovers that he has not won yet another dream holiday of a lifetime, he decides to take matters into his own hands and steal one!

Martins, the (2001), an Icon Entertainment presentation of a Tiger Aspect Pictures and Icon Productions film, presented in association with the Isle Of Man Film Commission. Starring Lee Evans , Kathy Burke and Linda Bassett. Introducing Eric Byrne as Little Bob & terri Dumont as Katie.

Written and Directed by Tony Grounds. Produced by Greg Brenman, Dixie Linder and Bruce Davey. Executive producers are Peter Bennett-Jones, Paul Tucker, Ralph Kamp and Steve Christian. Director of photography is David Johnson BSC.