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Darkness Falls (1999)

With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in... See full summary »

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The Hitman
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Money Dealer Simpson
Andrew Dixon ...
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Rebecca De-Yoxall ...
Ground Stewardess
Harry Crossley ...
Gardener
Denny Cain ...
Sally's Cook
Helen Torlesse ...
Mother
Tara Moross ...
Simpson's Daughter
Christopher Smith ...
Simpson's Son
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With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ending up in a coma. Written by Qylecoop <qylecoop@hotmail.fr>

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Rated R for language, some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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27 August 1999 (UK)  »

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John Barrett: Tell me about Sally's faults.
Sally Driscoll: Go ahead, tell him. I know what they are, anyway.
Mark Driscoll: Silly things, you know. Nothing important.
Sally Driscoll: Like, I drink too much.
Mark Driscoll: Yeah, now and again.
John Barrett: I wonder why.
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Roses from the South
Composed by Johann Strauss
Arranged as "The Rialto Waltz" by Martin Joustra and Andy Blythe
Performed by The Four Forte Quartet
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Ray Winstone is as ever superb
19 April 2002 | by (CA, USA) – See all my reviews

It's such a shame that only 24 people have voted on this because the people who did vote don't know a fine film when they watch one.

Ray Winstone puts in yet another awesome performance showing a fragile side that he is not noted for. I really can't recommend this film enough and will not go into the plot but just say see this. If you're in the USA it's just getting a release on VHS/DVD, I guess after Sexy Beast people want to see more of Ray.

One of the finest actors in Britain who is now really begining to shine in other countries. Grab any film you can that he's in, you won't regret it. But start at the first, rent "Scum" if you can find it in your local video store (US People) or buy it online..


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