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Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the ... See full summary »

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Eunice
Kathy Jamieson ...
Wendy
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Miriam
Des McAleer ...
Eric McDermott
Lisa Riley ...
Danielle
Freda Dowie ...
Elsie
Paula Tilbrook ...
Ella
Fine Time Fontayne ...
Tony
Elizabeth McGrath ...
Waitress
Joanne Cook ...
Angela
Shirley Vaughan ...
Waitress
Paul Bown ...
Gary
Emily Aston ...
Katie
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Robert
Katy Murphy ...
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Eunice is walking along the highways of northern England from one filling station to another. She is searching for Judith, the woman, she says to be in love with. It's bad luck for the women at the cash desk not to be Judith, because Eunice is eccentric, angry and extreme dangerous. One day she meets Miriam, hard of hearing and a little ingenuous, who feels sympathy for Eunice and takes her home. Miriam is very impressed by Eunice's fierceness and willfulness and follows her on the search for Judith. Shocked by Eunice's cruelty she tries to make her a better person, but she looses ground herself. Written by Robert Stroetgen <stroetgen@rrz.uni-hamburg.de>

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A story of love and redemption.

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Eunice: Evil is in your heart, if you don't go out, you'll never get away from it.
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No Need To Argue
Performed by The Cranberries
Written by Dolores O'Riordan
Copyright Island Music Ltd.
Recording courtesy of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.
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Bordering on horror.
18 February 2003 | by (Melbourne, Australis) – See all my reviews

The title is misleading for a film that really doesn't have anything pleasant about it. Amanda Plummer's character made my skin crawl and still haunts me when watching her other work. I suppose this gives strength to her performance and shows she is a great character actor. Saskia Reeves takes on a role as a wimpish lesbian besotted with Amanda Plummer's character. Saskia usually plays stronger more interesting roles but I suppose it creates contrast. Be prepared for a road movie with a difference. Lots of gore and little compassion.


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