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Writers:
Alexander Stuart (novel)
Alexander Stuart (screenplay)
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Release Date:
11 June 1999 (Italy) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
When the worst of men hides in a family with no history.
Plot:
An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
9 wins & 12 nominations See more »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Kate Ashfield ... Lucy

Annabelle Apsion ... Nurse

Lara Belmont ... Jessie
Freddie Cunliffe ... Tom

Colin Farrell ... Nick (as Colin J Farrell)
Aisling O'Sullivan ... Carol

Tilda Swinton ... Mum
Megan Thorp ... Baby Alice

Kim Wall ... Barman

Ray Winstone ... Dad

Directed by
Tim Roth 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alexander Stuart  novel
Alexander Stuart  screenplay

Produced by
Eric Abraham .... executive producer
Steve Butterworth .... associate producer
Dixie Linder .... producer
Sarah Radclyffe .... producer
Paul Webster .... chief executive procuder: FilmFour (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Simon Boswell 
 
Cinematography by
Seamus McGarvey (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Trevor Waite 
 
Casting by
Sharon Howard-Field 
Jina Jay 
 
Production Design by
Michael Carlin 
 
Art Direction by
Karen Wakefield 
 
Costume Design by
Mary-Jane Reyner  (as Mary Jane Reyner)
 
Makeup Department
Ivana Primorac .... hair designer
Ivana Primorac .... makeup designer
Alex Volpe .... hair assistant
Alex Volpe .... makeup assistant
 
Production Management
Gerry Gore .... unit manager
Tori Parry .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tamana Bleasdale .... third assistant director
Nick Heckstall-Smith .... first assistant director
George Walker .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Steve Carter .... assistant art director
Raymond Churchouse .... plasterer (as Ray Churchouse)
Al Coulson .... carpenter
Noel Cowell .... standby propman
Chris Cutler .... dressing propman
John Fisher .... stagehand
David Fitzjohn .... master painter
Mark Folds .... sculptor
Andrew Garnet-Lawson .... scenic painter
Liz Griffiths .... production buyer
Nick Hatton .... painter
Simon Hutchings .... painter
Douglas Ingram .... storyboard artist
Peter Langford .... plasterer
Pete Lennox .... chargehand carpenter (as Peter Lennox)
Jamie MacWilliam .... design assistant
Martin L. Mercer .... storyboard artist (as Martin Mercer)
Tom Pleydell-Pearce .... dressing propman
Manfred Schumacher .... construction manager (as 'Hank' Manfred Schmacher)
Simon Scullion .... art department assistant
Del Smith .... plasterer
John Smith .... standby propman
Lance Smith .... standby painter
Geoff Stainthorp .... carpenter (as Geoff Stainthorp)
Sam Stokes .... props master
David Williams .... carpenter
Justin Chappell .... carpenter (uncredited)
Josh Jones .... stand-by carpenter (uncredited)
Brian Pickett .... stand-by rigger (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Paul Carr .... adr mixer
Paul Carr .... dubbing mixer
Jan Cholawo .... foley editor
Robert Farr .... sound mixer
Joe Gallagher .... dialogue editor
Diane Greaves .... foley artist (as Dianne Greaves)
Jim Greenhorn .... sound mixer
Steve Mayer .... boom operator
Jason Swanscott .... foley artist
Marcos Willatts .... sound trainee (as Marcus Willates)
Ian Wilson .... supervising sound editor
 
Special Effects by
David Beavis .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
Gary Cohen .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Alex Hope .... digital effects supervisor
Martin Body .... optical cameraman (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Jim Dowdall .... stunt coordinator
Eunice Huthart .... stunt woman
Lee Sheward .... stunt man
Lee Sheward .... stunt driver (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jaap Buitendijk .... still photographer
Stuart Bunting .... grip
Perry Cullen .... generator operator
Lyn Gaskin .... camera trainee
Paul Harris .... electrician
Peter Harris .... electrician
Baz Irvine .... focus puller
David Matches .... clapper loader
Christine Parry .... still photographer
Alastair Rae .... steadicam operator
Simon Thirlaway .... best boy
Lee Walters .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Shaheen Baig .... casting assistant
Chloe Emmerson .... assistant casting director
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nicola Coleen .... dyer
Margie Fortune .... costume supervisor
Sandra Milman .... costume supervisor
Leigh Nicol .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Chris Bannister .... color grader
Peter Christelis .... first assistant editor
Robert Laycock .... lightworks assistant
Julian May .... editor trainee
Darren Price .... post-production runner
Simon Sleap .... second assistant editor
Christian Wheeler .... conforming assistant
Aidan Williams .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Linzi Baltrunas .... assistant location manager: London
Chris Brock .... location manager
Philip Clark .... assistant location manager
Sarah Lee .... location manager
 
Music Department
Geoff Foster .... score mix engineer
Geoff Foster .... score recording engineer
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestral contractor
Colin Rae .... music copyist
Christopher Ross .... musician: piano solo
Rachel Bolt .... viola (uncredited)
Terry Davies .... conductor (uncredited)
Terry Davies .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Bruce White .... musician: viola (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Brian Bassnett .... driver: camera
Brett Curran .... driver: rushes
Sonny Donato .... driver: artists
John Fisher .... driver
Guy Gurton .... action vehicles
Alan Higman .... driver: minibus
Keith Julian .... driver: minibus
Bill Lilburn .... driver: wardrobe
Hugh McLellan .... driver: makeup
Keith Scott .... driver: minibus
Nigel Stacey .... action vehicles
Andy Thorn .... driver: construction
 
Other crew
Lucy Bevan .... assistant to producer
Helena Day .... stand-in
Dominic Dew .... caterer
Alan Dixon .... fire fighter
Francesca Dowd .... production coordinator
Penny Dyer .... dialogue coach
Graham Easton .... completion bond guarantor
Bill Godfrey .... financial advisor
Jack Goscic .... caterer
Barney Green .... chaperone
Billy Hinshelwood .... legal advisor
Tom Hooper .... contact: London
Annabel Hutton .... publicist
Rachel James .... production accountant
Sarah Kaye .... assistant production accountant
Susanna Lenton .... script supervisor
Anne MacFarlane .... caterer
Karen Marshall .... caterer
Charles McDonald .... publicist
Rebecca McLaughlin-Mills .... production runner
Kevin O'Shea .... insurance
Belinda Pope .... assistant to director
Mark Pybus .... legal advisor
Phil Rymer .... legal advisor
Buck Taylor .... fire fighter
Alex Thorp .... chaperone
Ian Thorp .... chaperone
Christian Wheeler .... conforming assistant
Lee Brazier .... assistant: to Chief Executive Film Four - Paul Webster (uncredited)
Patricia Dobson .... unit publicist (uncredited)
Brian Shemmings .... health and safety advisor (uncredited)
Amanda Street .... international sales: FilmFour (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Esther Douglas .... special thanks
Louise Seymour .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Tim Roth's The War Zone" - USA (poster title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for sexual content, some involving molestation, and for nudity, language and a scene of violence
Runtime:
98 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Tilda Swinton had just given birth to twins before starring in "The War zone", which was helpful for the film, where the display of the bodies play an important role, and her character had also just given birth.See more »
Quotes:
Tom:- I saw you.
Jessie:- Saw me what?
Tom:- In the bath...
Jessie:- Yeah?
Tom:- What were you doing?
Jessie:- What do you think? I got in and he got out.
Tom:- That's not what i saw.
Jessie:- Well, that's all it was.
Tom:- Where were you?
Jessie:- It's a pretty weird thing you're suggesting, if you're saying what i think you're saying. I haven't told you to f@ck off or anything, which i probably should've. Nothing happened, OK? I'd tell you.
[...]
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