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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lia Williams ...
Bella
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Tim
Michael Cule ...
Norman
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Reggie
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Small One
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The Quiet One
Nicholas Hewetson ...
Bitter One
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Serial Killer
Jack Galloway ...
David
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Bascombe
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Nimrod
Shaughan Seymour ...
Charles
Mark Burns ...
Mr. Brown
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Stan
Matthew Long ...
Gun Shop Assistant
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Shortly after she moves into her own flat in Brighton, Bella finds she is being spied on and generally harassed by a man living across from her. Finally driven to solving the problem with a hammer, she realises she is then ready for a crusade against other such problem males. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Bella has decided to take out a few men.

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Death is Waiting  »

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Trivia

The gun shop used in the film was a real shop based in Park Street, St. Albans in Hertfordshire and is still going strong today. See more »

Goofs

When Bella and her friends leave the restaurant, the telephone number on the canopy starts with 01, showing that this clip was filmed in London, not Brighton where this part of the film is set. See more »

Quotes

Bitter One: [the three men are molesting an elderly homeless lady] Eugh she's got warts!
Small One: Witches... have warts.
Bitter One: What we have here is an environmental problem.
The Quiet One: So how do we solve it?
Bitter One: Lets burn the witch!
The Quiet One: Ashes to ashes...
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References Mean Streets (1973) See more »

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Bella
Written by Don Black and David Fanshawe
Sung by Tony Burrows
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Great film
22 March 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

There is a bad and good side to this film. Bad because of the detail i.e the lingering expressionless looks of Bella gets a bit over done and you're not sure what these mean in relation to the film sometimes. All the 'nasty' male characters she encounters are too obviously the entire(minority) arseholes of the male population...which in turn makes what happens the good side of the film.

Good because of the age old formula of the victim getting revenge on the bad guys is female . Even though it's all a little bit silly & OTT it's worth a watch if even just for the nasty bits. Is Bella tipped over the edge or just coolly enjoying her sadistic pursuits now? You decide...


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