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Final Cut (1998)

The film opens with the cast gathering after the funeral of Jude to see a film he had been working on for two years. It turns out that the film is secret videos of all those gathered ... See full summary »
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Ray
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Sadie
John Beckett ...
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William Scully ...
Bill
Mark Burdis ...
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Perry Benson ...
Tony
Lisa Marsh ...
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Ray Burdis ...
Burdis
Dominic Anciano ...
Dominic
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charlotte Andrew
Ali Brown
Victor Bruce
Simon Chapman
Serna Cook
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The film opens with the cast gathering after the funeral of Jude to see a film he had been working on for two years. It turns out that the film is secret videos of all those gathered together in their most despicable moments including thievery, spousal abuse, adultery, etc. The revelations remove the masks from the so-called close friends. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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The camera never lies...it's a pity about friends

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Rated R for language, sexuality, drug use and some violence | See all certifications »
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24 September 1999 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Final Cut - Die letzte Abrechung  »

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£1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

All the characters in the film (except Tony, played by Perry Benson) share their forename with the actors playing them. This gimmick was repeated in the directors' follow-up film, _Love, Honor and Obey (2000)_. See more »

Quotes

Jude: Who was that? What was she doing? Well, I might reveal it... and I might not. I have to keep you on the edge of your seats. You see that's the joy of making a cutting edge film. Real life on celluloid. Stay tuned!
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Followed by Love, Honor and Obey (2000) See more »

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KDF Wagen
Written and Performed by Wagen
Published by Fugitive Music Limited
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Unexpected Pleasure
31 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

I hadn't heard of this film and hired it with low expectations. It was with delight, therefore, that I found myself totally absorbed by this unusual and gripping story. The male actors, especially Jude Law were superb. The character of Ray (Ray Winstone) with his barely suppressed violent nature was one of the best seen on film for some time. I found the female actors to be below average, but good direction made them almost plausible. My idea of a good film is one which sits in my subconscious for some time after viewing. I woke up this morning still processing it in my mind and I think it will be there for some time yet.


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