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James Hawes (book)
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Release Date:
21 January 2000 (UK) See more »
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A misunderstood parody See more (41 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Rhys Ifans ... Pete Thompson

Joseph Fiennes ... Sean Deeny

Tara Fitzgerald ... Masha

Sadie Frost ... Sarah Thompson

Steven Berkoff ... Mr Kant

Keith Allen ... Dr Jones
Dani Behr ... Charlie

Andrew Howard ... Trevor

Nick Moran ... Harry the dealer

Olegar Fedoro ... Mr. Kant's bodyguard Naz (as Olegario Fedoro)

Barry Foster ... Doctor
Brian Hibbard ... Giovanni

Steve Speirs ... BMW Man (as Steven Speirs)
Joshua Richards ... Police officer
Mariusz Czajka ... Mittelmaier
Robert Brzezinski ... Malenkov
Katarzyna Trzcinska ... Prostitute
Ryszard Janikowski ... Heavy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Beverly Hotsprings ... Tricia (uncredited)
Mark Thomas ... English businessman (uncredited)
Miroslaw Zbrojewicz ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward Thomas  (as Ed Thomas)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Hawes  book

Produced by
Teresa Dworzecka .... producer: Polish unit
Nigel Green .... executive producer
James Hawes .... co-producer
Dic Jones .... line producer
Christopher Milburn .... associate producer
Mike Parker .... producer
Mark Thomas .... producer
Miroslaw Warchol .... line producer: Polish unit
 
Original Music by
John E.R. Hardy 
 
Cinematography by
Tony Imi 
 
Film Editing by
Chris Lawrence 
 
Casting by
Mark Thomas 
 
Production Design by
Hayden Pearce 
 
Art Direction by
Tom Pearce 
 
Costume Design by
Jany Temime 
 
Makeup Department
Kathy Ducker .... makeup artist
Pamela Haddock .... assistant makeup artist
Meinir Jones-Lewis .... makeup designer
Barbara Southcott .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Marcin Marcinkiewicz .... production manager: Polish unit
Gareth Skelding .... unit manager
Lionel Strutt .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Malgorzata Adamska .... assistant director: Polish unit
Andrzej Bednarski .... assistant director: Polish unit
Harry Boyd .... first assistant director
Joanna Crow .... third assistant director
Christopher Dando .... assistant director
Barbara Szyszko .... assistant director: Polish unit
Rhian Wyn Jones .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Dave Feeney .... stand-by carpenter
Teresa Gruber .... set dresser: Poland
Wayne Maggs .... painter
Inga Palocz .... set dresser assistant: Poland
Frazer Pearce .... set dresser
Huw Pearce .... set dresser
Gareth Richards .... assistant props
Mike Weston .... construction manager
Ray Weston .... scenic decorator
Steve Wheeler .... property master
Paul Jones .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Julie Ankerson .... foley artist
Campbell Askew .... sound effects editor
Ben Brazier .... assistant sound editor
Kevin Brazier .... supervising sound editor
Robert Brazier .... foley mixer
Simon Day .... sound re-recording mixer
John Fewell .... foley artist
Dave Humphries .... adr mixer (as David Humphries)
Blair Jollands .... sound effects editor
Simon Jones .... temp mix
Sandy MacRae .... production sound mixer
Ian Richardson .... boom operator
Alan Sallabank .... sound re-recording mixer
Kallis Shamaris .... dialogue editor
Trevor Swanscott .... foley mixer
Robert Thomson .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Richard Reeves .... special effects supervisor
Arkadiusz Rosczak .... special effects supervisor: Polish unit
 
Stunts
David Anders .... stunt double
Robert Brzezinski .... stunt coordinator - Polish unit
Glenn Marks .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eddie Armstrong .... gaffer
Alex Bailey .... still photographer
Paul Edwards .... Steadicam operator
Paul Godfrey .... camera operator
Mark Hutchings .... electrician
Paul O'Neil .... first company grip
Kevin Rudge .... camera focus
Martin Scanlan .... camera trainee
Kevin Scott .... assistant camera
Steve Slocombe .... best boy
Andrew Stubbs .... second company grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stephanie Eatwell .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
John Heath .... color grader
Tom Mayclim .... negative cutting assistant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Stewart Lewis .... score recordist
Dai Shell .... score mixer
 
Transportation Department
Jon Wilkins .... transportation coordinator
Barry Wooding .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Tilly Creswell .... production coordinator
John Davies .... production accountant
Olegar Fedoro .... dialogue coach: Russian
Claire Lincoln .... production secretary
Miroslawa Manko .... location manager: Poland
Jennifer Thomas .... key assistant accountant
Thomasi Vilos .... assistant location manager
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Rancid Aluminium" - UK (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexual content, violence, language and drug use
Runtime:
91 min | Germany:88 min
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Trivia:
The last film of Barry Foster.See more »
Soundtrack:
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16 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
A misunderstood parody, 11 January 2003
Author: gfischer from Florida, USA

I'm often amused, and sometimes amazed, at the negative reviews given for films which I enjoyed, and where I think the reviewers missed the point of the whole thing. This was roundly criticized by several reviewers who evaluated it entirely as an attempt at serious action/drama, and overlooked the satire and tongue-in-cheek nature of the whole thing. The story was not only unbelievable, but fantastic. The characterization were shallow because they are caricatures; the bumbling son and heir, his avaricious and disloyal "friend" and partner who engages in an absurdly elaborate scheme to gain control of his business; the type cast Russian "Mafioso," their "femme fatale," whose bizarre actions go beyond the absurd. I think the scenario where our hero tries to establish an airtight alibi by producing a condom with DNA material from both him and her (despite the fact he could have produced the real thing a few hours earlier) is one of the funniest sequences I've ever seen in a movie. Lighten up out there! You missed a very funny movie.

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