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Darkness Falls (1999)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  27 August 1999 (UK)
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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... See full summary »

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Anita Dobson ...
Mrs. Hayter
Bryan Pringle ...
Mr. Hayter
Robin McCaffrey ...
Jane Barrett
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The Hitman
Oliver Tobias ...
The Money Dealer
Andrew Dixon ...
Pilot
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)  »

Also Known As:

Dangerous Obsessions  »

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Sally Driscoll: [showing her dress to Mark] Satisfied? Good enough to play the whore?
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Soundtracks

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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Dark and tense with some great acting, well worth watching!

Darkness Falls, I think that the working title of Dangerous Obsession worked better! With its small budget it lives up to the great tradition of other recent British films, not really in the Cool Britannia market(Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, The Full Monty) but nonetheless has a lot to offer its audience. A tense thriller which ending leaves you feeling more than satisfied, and some exceptional characters brought to life by experienced and highly talented actors, notably Ray Winstone(Nil by Mouth) and Sherilyn Fenn(Twin Peaks), all together a good watch, highly recommendable.


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