|Director: David Frankel||Country: US / UK|
|Cast: James Corden, Colm Meaney, Mackenzie Crook, Julie Walters||Production Year: 2013|
A classic underdog story, telling the real-life experience of Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts.
James Corden plays Paul, a mobile-phone salesman who lives in rural Wales and dreams of singing opera. Crippled by insecurity, he is encouraged to follow his dreams by his friends and his mother (Julie Walters), despite his father’s disapproval. A stint at opera school in Vienna leads to disappointment, and he considers giving up on his operatic aspirations, until he comes across an advert for a televised talent show, and he considers giving himself one more chance…