A woman, plastered in blood, is arrested by a grave, and a tale of loss, lust and jealousy slowly unfolds.

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Maria Ann McCardle
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Alex Madden
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Nicola Farmer
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Sean McCardle
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Alan Ellis
Alison Swann ...
Kathy
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Storyline

Gary (Eccleston) is wheelchair bound and awaiting a heart transplant. When a young man, Sean, is killed in a motorbike accident, Gary receives his heart. Maria (Reeves), Sean's mother, tracks down the man with her son's heart and gets to know him and his wife, Tess (Hardie). Maria's obsession with the only piece of her son still living is the centre-piece to this unique psychological thriller. Written by Jimbo <mcgyver@cybergal.com>

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Life and death are just a pulse apart. See more »

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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The script of this movie is loosely based on an episode of the British TV series Cracker (1993) that was never produced. See more »

Quotes

Alex Madden: [holding a shotgun] Nearly big as my dick... nearly big as my dick... and twice as fucking hard!
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Feel the Need in Me
Written by Abrim Tilmon
Performed by Detroit Emeralds
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location!
1 August 2001 | by (Cheshire, UK) – See all my reviews

Was watching this intriguing film when I spotted that the hospital is actually Siemens in Manchester where I used to work - spent the rest of the film location spotting. Very good film - very "cracker-esque" in plot. If you liked that tv series, then you'll like this


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