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Captives (1994)

R | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 3 May 1996 (USA)
A beautiful young dentist (Ormond) working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate (Roth) after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit ... See full summary »

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A beautiful young dentist (Ormond) working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate (Roth) after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him, with terrible consequences for all. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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A passion so consuming it transforms you and makes you do the unbelievable, the unimaginable, the unthinkable. See more »


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Rated R for a strong sex scene, and for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Stephen Rea turned down the lead role. See more »

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Rachael closes a door after removing a metal box, but it is shown open soon after. See more »

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Simon: [on answering machine] Rachel, hi, it's it's Simon. Um, I don't know how long you've got this flat for, but it's nice, so it's okay. I know you don't want to, but we've really got to talk about our house, and fix the price. I've tried calling you at work. Please ring back.
[Rachel holds her nose and plunges under the bath water]
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Edited into Screen Two: Captives (1996) See more »

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Must see film
16 October 2001 | by (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – See all my reviews

Even if you're not a fan of the great Tim Roth, "Captives" is a must see film. The story draws you in, along with the strong believable performances by Roth and Julia Ormond. The strong chemistry between those two is electric

  • you can literally feel the sparks. Bittersweet and touching, but also
suspenseful. Be sure to check out this drama.


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