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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 ... See full summary »

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Ray
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Jude
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Sadie
John Beckett ...
John
William Scully ...
Bill
Mark Burdis ...
Mark
Perry Benson ...
Tony
Lisa Marsh ...
Lisa
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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Storyline

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

Directors Ray Burdis and 'Dominic Anciano' prepared a "bible" that detailed all the characters' back stories and motivations. This was sufficiently detailed to eliminate the need for endless rehearsals. Instead, each scene was shot on the first improvisation. New content was then added to each subsequent take to keep the scene fresh and original. 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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Private garden
Written by Thierry Lang
Performed by Thierry Lang and his trio
Published by Fugtive Music Limited/Watanabe Music Publishing
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A movie within a movie about betrayal
14 March 2001 | by (Tonbridge, Kent) – See all my reviews

It cannot be argued that this is not original, put some of Britains best talent together, outline the plot, and then let them improvise the rest.

Unfortunately what results is self absorbed tosh. When you find out what these "friends" do to each other I cannot believe that they would be friends anyway.

The friends all meet at Jude's place after his funeral and are shown a tape which has been put together, by Jude, using hidden cameras. It shows a group of totally self-centred individuals who do drugs and steal from each other. None of them show any redeeming features which makes it impossible to empathise with them. What a waste of some of the best British talent around


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